Learn Chess

    A Gold Medal Winner Explains How to Play and Win at Chess

    Learn Chess
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    Publication Date: January 1, 2000
    Notation Type: FAN - Figurine
    Page Count: 192 Pages


    Publisher: Gambit
    Author: John Nunn
    Year of Publication: 2000

    Pages: 192
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionStarting with the very basics, this book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful chess-player. No prior knowledge is assumed. The reader learns step-by-step, with each new point illustrated by clear examples. By the end of the book, the reader will be fully ready to take on opponents across the board, or on the Internet, and start winning. Dr John Nunn has built up a world-wide reputation for the outstanding clarity of his writings on a wide range of chess topics. This is his first book to tackle the fundamentals of chess.

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