Chess Openings for Kids by John WatsonChess Openings for Kids by John Watson

Chess Openings for Kids

byJohn Watson, Graham Burgess

Hardcover | June 21, 2011

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For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again.

This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas. Beginners will learn how to position their pieces for maximum impact. More experienced players will discover some remarkable tactical and strategic themes that are vital for chess mastery.

Throughout the book, numerous devastating opening traps are highlighted. You will have fun posing difficult problems for your opponent - whether a friend, a chess-club rival or your Dad!

Chess Openings for Kids makes learning the chess openings fun. Playing these powerful openings helps develop an understanding of how the pieces work together. Soon you will be able to play strong moves in any opening position, and approach every game with confidence - and success.

International Master John Watson is a former US National High School Chess Champion. He is arguably the world's foremost writer on chess openings, and the author of award-winning books on chess strategy. FIDE Master Graham Burgess has written more than twenty chess books, ranging from general guides to works on specific openings. He al...
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Title:Chess Openings for KidsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:June 21, 2011Publisher:Gambit Publications, LTDLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906454264

ISBN - 13:9781906454265

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