Learn Chess Quick
144 Seiten, kartoniert, Batsford Chess, 1. Auflage 2010
Learn everything you need to know about chess - quick!
- Packed with Gray Jolliffe's hilarious cartoons, this book will fast-track you smoothly from first moves to checkmate.
- Written by two self-confessed chess fanatics, it shows you all the basics - who your pieces are and how to move and capture - and gives you an armoury of nifty tricks you can use to beat your opponents into submission. Once you've read this book, you'll be unstoppable.
- As Nigel Short once said, 'Chess is ruthless... you've got to be prepared to kill people.' Learn Chess Quick is the perfect way to get started. Ideal for bullies, adventurers and psychopaths, and even their parents.
Brian Byfield first picked up the game when he knocked over his father's board at the age of two. Alan Orpin hangs out in obscure Hamburg coffee shops playing chess with strangers for money. Gray Jolliffe, who knew diddly-squat about chess when he started the drawings for this book, is now a ruthless and brutal opponent.
010 The Basics
048 Playing the Game
112 The Whole Shooting Match from Start to Finish