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Concise Chess

The Compact Guide for Beginners

by John Emms

  • 106 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Everyman Chess .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess,
  • Games/Puzzles,
  • Games,
  • Games / Gamebooks / Crosswords,
  • Chess - General,
  • Games / Chess

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8999907M
    ISBN 101857443276
    ISBN 109781857443271
    OCLC/WorldCa52055755

    Concise Chess Endings Confident about endgames? Even many experienced players would admit to a serious lack of knowledge in this department, and yet it¿s in this section of the game where many points are won and lost over the chessboard. This pocket-sized book can . "Chess Fundamentals" is an outstanding chess book not only for its historical value. Written by Jose Raul Capablanca, one of the greatest chess players in the history, almost years ago, it remains a classic that every chess player should read.4/5.

    This Chess ebook is a guide to the game in clear concise simple instructions. This guide is suitable for beginners with no knowledge to intermediate players who want some guidance on notation and tactics.   Descriptive notation is easy enough once you get used to it. You just get out a board, and play through the games as you read. I took a peek at couple of Neil McDonald's books, Concise Chess Middlegames and Chess Success: Planning after the first one has some discussion of pawn breaks and freeing moves, and the second book covers typical pawn structures much like .

    Alm Free Chess Ebooks by A great collection of free chess ebooks, either digitized or scanned by individuals. Wide variety of titles to choose from. I’m sure these titles will keep chess enthusiasts occupied for quite a while. Have fun! Click on . Quick-Review: Concise Chess Middlegames Both concerning the format of the book and the title it is concise. I shall try to stick to this in this quick review. Before dealing with the contents, I would like to mention my own experiences with the author over the board.


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Concise Chess by John Emms Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Concise' is not the best description of this book. It is not the lessons which are truncated (as in some purported tutorial books like 'Master Chess in 21 Days') but rather the book itself. It is a small square book. At pages, it should be considered a page pocketbook/5(4).

Concise Chess Middlegames is a perfect addition to McDonald's other two books in this series: Concise Chess Endings and the best-selling Concise Chess Openings. *written by a renowned middlegames expert. *includes all critical Concise Chess book of the middlegame.

*a pocket book ideal for club and tournament players/5(4). Unlike the two older books, Concise Chess Openings does not include a section on the principles behind the chess openings (e.g.

develop light pieces before heavy ones, don't move a piece twice in the opening without good reason, etc.); however, since such "principles" are to be found in most beginners' chess books, one does not miss them in McDonald's book/5(6).

It was far by the best beginners chess book I've read. The first 6 chapters were pretty much basic; anyone who has played chess even once in his life should know them. The chess pieces and pretty much how the game works.

They're like the rules of the game. But the next 6 /5. Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess.

Assuming no prior knowledge, Grandmaster John Emms steers readers through all the crucial aspects of learning the Concise Chess book the rules, the pieces, check and checkmate, chess notation, how to win material, attacking and defending, and the opening, middlegame, and : John Emms.

'Concise Chess Endings' is a small book (about CD size) that gives a clear and informative introduction to the endgame. It looks at endgames with a variety of piece combinations and explores the ways to achieve checkmate.

The examples are clear to read and follow and the board diagrams are uncluttered/5(7). Author: Neil McDonald Title: Concise Chess Middlegames Released: Format: pdf Quality: good Size: 17 Mb Download book. There are plenty of chess opening books out there not just in our library but enough to fill hundreds of libraries.

Opening books are far more popular than any other chess books so choosing the best ones can only be, we have to say, purely subjective. The best chess books for intermediate players. This is where it gets tricky.Author: Bryan Castro.

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Concise Chess: The Compact Guide for Beginners Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess.

Assuming no prior knowledge, Grandmaster John Emms steers readers through all the crucial aspects of learning the game: the rules, the pieces, check and checkmate, chess notation, how to win material, attacking and defending, and the opening.

Author: Neil McDonald Title: Concise Chess Openings Released: Format: pdf Quality: good Size: 6 Mb Download bookWritten: Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess.

Assuming no prior knowledge, Grandmaster John Emms steers readers through all the crucial aspects of learning the game: the rules, the pieces, check and checkmate, chess notation, how to win material, attacking and defending, and the opening, middlegame, and endgame.

From this book, chess players. Unlike the two older books, Concise Chess Openings does not include a section on the principles behind the chess openings (e.g. develop light pieces before heavy ones, don't move a piece twice in the opening without good reason, etc.); however, since such "principles" are to be found in most beginners' chess books, one does not miss them in McDonald's book/5.

Are you intrigued by chess, but don't know how to play. Or have you played a little, but are still unsure of some of the rules. Then this is the book for you.

Beginning with the very basics, this pocket-sized book is a step-by-step guide to learning chess. Assuming no. This is a list of chess books that are used as references in articles related to chess. The list is organized by alphabetical order of the author's surname, then the author's first name, then the year of publication, then the alphabetical order of title.

Concise Chess Endings. Everyman Chess. A chessplayer must continually be alert to tactics, which effectively decide the outcome of all chess games. Part one of this book introduces you to the various tactical themes such as forks, double attacks, pins, skewers, line opening and clearing, deflections, and destroying the guard, explaining them with practical examples from modern chess play.

Buy a cheap copy of Concise Chess Openings (Everyman Chess) book by Neil McDonald. A pocket openings manual for weaker players. The basic lines and plans in every possible opening are covered.

Free shipping over $/5(4). Buy Concise Chess Openings by Neil McDonald online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

The first McDonald book I mentioned, "Chess: the Art of Logical Thinking" is annotated move by move as well, and done in the same spirit as Chernev's Logical Chess. The games (a lot of fairly recent positional masterpieces, and all played by top GMs) are chosen very well, and it places the emphasis on text over heavy variations.

Confident about endgames? Even many experienced players would admit to a serious lack of knowledge in this department, and yet it¿s in this section of the game where many points are won and lost over the chessboard. This pocket-sized book can be the answer to all the players' problems!

Grandmaster Neil McDonald studies the fundamental endings and provides the reader with all the crucial.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Concise Chess: The Compact Guide for Beginners by John Emms.

Publication date Topics Chess, Chess books collection Publisher Gloucester Publishers plc (formerly Everyman Publish­ers plc) Collection folkscanomy_chess; folkscanomy; additional_collections Language English.