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The Mammoth book of chess

Author: Graham Burgess
Publisher: London : Robinson ; Philadelphia, PA : Running Press Book Publishers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and updated editionView all editions and formats
Overview: For rookie chess players or advanced players who simply want to hone their skills, this new edition of the chess classic has been fully revised and updated. With this guide, which includes courses in tactics and attacking strategy, a selection of the greatest games ever played, helpful advice on club and tournament chess, and a useful glossary of chess terms, victory will be yours. Checkmate!
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Genre/Form: Collections
Collections of games
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Burgess
ISBN: 9780762437269 076243726X 9781845299316 1845299310
OCLC Number: 852991136
Notes: "New, fully revised and updated edition"--Cover.
Description: 570 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword / Grandmaster John Nunn --
Symbols and abbreviations --
Introduction --
Introduction to the second edition --
Introduction to the third edition --
Frequently asked questions --
Part 1: --
Mastering Chess: --
Delivering mate --
Solutions to delivering mate --
Tactics --
Combinations --
Solutions to combinations --
Endgames --
Solutions to endgame challenges --
Chess openings --
Open games --
Semi-open games --
Queen's pawn openings --
Flank openings and miscellaneous systems --
Attack and defense --
Solutions to attack and defense tests --
Part 2: --
World Of Chess: --
Beginning chess --
Chess clock --
Competitive chess --
Computer and internet chess --
Puzzles --
Solutions to puzzles --
Women's, veterans', junior and correspondence chess --
Endgame studies --
Chess in the media --
Part 3: --
Essential Chess Information: --
Glossary of chess terms --
Brief history of the world chess championship --
Appendix A: How to play chess --
Appendix B: Chess notation --
Appendix C: Basic mates --
Appendix D: Bibliography --
Index of games and part games --
Index of openings.
Other Titles: Chess
Responsibility: Graham Burgess ; foreword by John Nunn.


The award-winning, bestselling, classic chess book by FIDE Master and chess world-record holder, Graham Burgess.  Read more...
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The Mammoth Book of Chess is a cracker...nobody will fail to find something new here. * British Chess Magazine. *

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