The Official Rules of Chess

    Professional, Scholastic and Internet Chess Rules

    The Official Rules of Chess
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    Publication Date: April 1, 2001
    Notation Type: NL - Notationless
    Page Count: 128 Pages


    Publisher: Cardoza Publishing
    Author: Eric Schiller
    Year of Publication: 2003

    Pages: 128
    Notation Type: None


    Book Description

    This rule book is the essential guide to the professional, scholastic, and Internet rules of chess. Written in plain English for practical use, you'll learn everything you need to know about tournaments, rating systems, etiquette for in-person and online play, and chess notation. Special sections for students and parents answer all the frequently asked questions about competitive play. These are the rules that apply to every tournament form of chess, from scholastic competitions, to world championship play.

    About the Author(s)

    Eric Schiller is a National Master and well-known opening theoretician. He has authored Bozens of monographs and is a Contributing Editor to Chess Life magazine. He holds a Ph. D. in Linguistics from the University of Chicago, and has translated Works by the present and former World Champions.

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