The Mammoth Book of Chess

The Mammoth Book of Chess

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This comprehensive, up-to-date, all-purpose guide to chess is guaranteed to improve the game of the novice and to enable players of even limited experience to advance to good club level or better. Not only does this invaluable volume illuminate the elegance and mysteries of the classic chess game, it has also been revised to bring readers up to the minute about the myriad possibilities of chess on the Internet. Among the outstanding features of this user-friendly mammoth book are a complete guide to the main chess openings, hundreds of test positions for players of all standards, courses in tactics and attacking strategy, practical advice for further study, and an exceptionally helpful glossary as well as information about international chess events. In addition to providing a history of some of the greatest games ever played, it forecasts the exciting future for chess around the world and on the Internet.
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2000
Edition: Rev. ed
ISBN: 9780786707256
0786707259
Characteristics: 537 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Chess

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