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New to chess? And caught by the game, like so many others? Now, it might be time to study some more. The more you know on a subject, the richer this subject normally becomes. That certainly applies to chess, as you will find out by expanding your knowledge. In this chapter you will find an overview of books and dvd’s of the best chess teachers around. From learning the rules till an introduction to the game and some first ‘must-knows’ on tactics and strategy. Whether you’re an absolute newcomer to chess or already familiar with the first basic patterns and ideas, below you’ll find the best material around. Chances are high that the beauty of the game will strike you even more.



How To Play Chess For Beginners: Tips & Strategies To Win At Chess - Carlton, Mr Joe
2014 Independent How To Play Chess For Beginners: Tips & Strategies To Win At Chess-Carlton, Mr Joe

This book teaches in about 100 pages absolute beginners the basics of chess. The main themes are put in a sound order, accompanied by large diagrams and clear explanations. In the first part the author teaches the basic rules, movement of the pieces and set-up of the board. A bit later on chess terminology (or chess language) and the basic checkmates are taught. It’s a simple, straightforward book without a lot of extras, background and history. The book furthermore teaches the absolute basics of openings, divided in club players openings and Grandmaster openings.
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Chess: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners: A Comprehensive And Simplified Introduction To The Game Of Chess (openings, Tactics, Strategy) - Klein, Cory
2017 Independent Chess: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners: A Comprehensive And Simplified Introduction To The Game Of Chess (openings, Tactics, Strategy)-Klein, Cory

The author of this book makes a claim chess is good for your health; it exercises both sides of the brain, helps prevent Alzheimer’s and improves creativity and memory. This together with improving your logical and effective thinking and - last but not least - the entertainment value, there’s enough reason to start study chess. This book could be a great starting point. This book is written for beginners who want to learn a bit more than just the rules. Although the book teaches piece movement etc, the main part of the book deals with basic strategy. What are the do and don’ts in certain positions? Themes like connecting the rooks, castle early, don’t bring the queen out to early, profitable piece exchanges, avoid stalemate etc. All these basic themes are divided in three logical parts; opening, middlegame and endgame.
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Chess: How To Play Chess For (absolute) Beginners (chess For Beginners) - Tarafa, Maxen
2015 Independent Chess: How To Play Chess For (absolute) Beginners (chess For Beginners)-Tarafa, Maxen

The author explains in the foreword how he thinks this book is different from most other ones for beginning chess players. Author Maxen Tarafa says he doesn’t provide useless information and avoids complex theory and strange symbols. His aim is to teach the game to players of all ages in an effective, quick manner without too many complications. This book is meant for those who are absolutely new to the game or haven’t played the game for a long, long time. The author starts by teaching how to set up the board and the name and movement of the pieces, using instructive images.
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Chess For Dummies - Eade, James
2016 For Dummies Chess For Dummies-Eade, James

Chess for Dummies helps you become a better chess player in several ways. First of all, the book contains advice and information on how to play better. The writer clearly loves the game, and tries to contain the reader with the same passion. The build-up of the book is straightforward: telling the reader about the board, squares, pieces, basis strategies, basic tactics, openings, middlegame, endgame, and players etc.
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Chess For Beginners: The Complete And Ultimate Chess Guide With The Fundamental Basics And Exercises For Beginners. Pieces, Rules And Strategies To Start Winning . (graphic Illustrations) - Johnson, Robert
2021 Independently Chess For Beginners: The Complete And Ultimate Chess Guide With The Fundamental Basics And Exercises For Beginners. Pieces, Rules And Strategies To Start Winning . (graphic Illustrations)-Johnson, Robert

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Chess For Beginners: A Comprehensive Guide To Master Chess Openings,recognize Middlegame Patterns And Dominate Your Opponent - Templar, Magnus
2019 Independently Chess For Beginners: A Comprehensive Guide To Master Chess Openings,recognize Middlegame Patterns And Dominate Your Opponent-Templar, Magnus

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Chess For Beginners: Demystify The Fundamentals, Build Your Strategy And Choose Your Tactics To Conquer Your Friends - Templar, Magnus
2019 Independently Chess For Beginners: Demystify The Fundamentals, Build Your Strategy And Choose Your Tactics To Conquer Your Friends-Templar, Magnus

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Chess: It's All Black & White - Donoho, Nicole
2019 Independently Chess: It's All Black & White-Donoho, Nicole

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Chess Combo: Chess Opening Guide Learners Can Start Playing Now - Beegos, Thomas, Ebhota, Oje
2019 Independently Chess Combo: Chess Opening Guide Learners Can Start Playing Now-Beegos, Thomas Ebhota, Oje

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Chess: A Complete Guide To Chess And Chess Strategies, Helping You To Master Chess Fast! - West, Michael
2019 Ingram Publishing Chess: A Complete Guide To Chess And Chess Strategies, Helping You To Master Chess Fast!-West, Michael

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Chess!: A Fun Game For All - Wilkinson, Sinclair L.
2019 CARTER PRESS LLC Chess!: A Fun Game For All-Wilkinson, Sinclair L.

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Level Up!: Learning Chess Through Chess Challenges - Creme, Stephen
2019 McKinney Publishing Level Up!: Learning Chess Through Chess Challenges-Creme, Stephen

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Self-taught Chess For Beginners And Intermediates - Finkelstein, Milton, Sloan, Sam, Hoffmann, Asa
2018 Ishi Press Self-taught Chess For Beginners And Intermediates-Finkelstein, Milton Sloan, Sam Hoffmann, Asa

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Chess For Beginners: Know The Rules, Choose Your Strategy, And Start Winning - Orlova, Yelizaveta
2018 Zephyros Press Chess For Beginners: Know The Rules, Choose Your Strategy, And Start Winning-Orlova, Yelizaveta

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Twenty Chess Ideas To Be A Chess Master 5: Chess Tactics And Strategies - Sekhar, Vishnu
2018 Independently Twenty Chess Ideas To Be A Chess Master 5: Chess Tactics And Strategies-Sekhar, Vishnu

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Chess Concepts Made Easy: Strategy And Tactics Of Opening, Middlegame And Endgame. - Jordan, Fm Bill
2018 Independently Chess Concepts Made Easy: Strategy And Tactics Of Opening, Middlegame And Endgame.-Jordan, Fm Bill

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Chess: How To Play Chess For (absolute) Beginners: The Illustrated Guide Of Chess Rules, Fundamentals, Strategies, And Special Moves: The Journey To ... Artists Guide - Chess Strategy, Chess Books) - Tarafa, Maxen
2018 Independently Chess: How To Play Chess For (absolute) Beginners: The Illustrated Guide Of Chess Rules, Fundamentals, Strategies, And Special Moves: The Journey To ... Artists Guide - Chess Strategy, Chess Books)-Tarafa, Maxen

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1 Move Checkmates - Schiller, Eric
2018 Cardoza 1 Move Checkmates-Schiller, Eric

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All Of The King's Men: A Beginner's Guide To Playing Chess. - Adam Messer
2018 The Savannah Quill All Of The King's Men: A Beginner's Guide To Playing Chess.-Adam Messer

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Complete Book Of Beginning Chess: 10 Easy Lessons To Winning - Keene, Raymond
2018 Cardoza Complete Book Of Beginning Chess: 10 Easy Lessons To Winning-Keene, Raymond

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How To Play Chess: The Bald Facts - Walters, Mr. David B.
2018 Independent How To Play Chess: The Bald Facts-Walters, Mr. David B.

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Chess Asap! - Cardoza, Avery
2018 Cardoza Chess Asap!-Cardoza, Avery

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Chess For All - Wiseman, Mr Paul A
2018 Independent Chess For All-Wiseman, Mr Paul A

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Chess: Master The Art Of Checkmate (chess For Beginners) - Templar, Magnus
2018 Independent Chess: Master The Art Of Checkmate (chess For Beginners)-Templar, Magnus

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Simple And More Simple Chess - Emms, John
2018 Everyman Chess Simple And More Simple Chess-Emms, John

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How To Improve At Chess: A Beginner's Guide To Improving At Chess As Quickly As Possible, In Fun And Easy-to-read English - Ke, Clive
2018 Clive Ke How To Improve At Chess: A Beginner's Guide To Improving At Chess As Quickly As Possible, In Fun And Easy-to-read English-Ke, Clive

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Chess: Master The Ancient Game Of Chess! Learn Basic Tactics, Openings & Essential Chess Strategies. - Tanner, Eduard
2018 Independent Chess: Master The Ancient Game Of Chess! Learn Basic Tactics, Openings & Essential Chess Strategies.-Tanner, Eduard

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Chess For Beginners: Winning Tips And Tactics To Dominate Your Opponents (chess Middlegame) - Templar, Magnus
2018 Independent Chess For Beginners: Winning Tips And Tactics To Dominate Your Opponents (chess Middlegame)-Templar, Magnus

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Chess For Beginners: Winning Strategies To Crush Your Opponents (chess Endgame) - Templar, Magnus
2018 Independent Chess For Beginners: Winning Strategies To Crush Your Opponents (chess Endgame)-Templar, Magnus

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Chess Basics - Levens, David
2018 Hamlyn Chess Basics-Levens, David

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Everyone's Second Chess Book - Heisman, Dan
2018 Mongoose Press Everyone's Second Chess Book-Heisman, Dan

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Chess Middlegame For Beginners: The Complete Tactics And Strategy Guide For Beginners - Klein, Cory
2018 Independent Chess Middlegame For Beginners: The Complete Tactics And Strategy Guide For Beginners-Klein, Cory

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The Secret Of Chess: Example Games - Tsvetkov, Lyudmil
2018 Independently The Secret Of Chess: Example Games-Tsvetkov, Lyudmil

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Chess Strategy: For Beginners (chess For Beginners) - Templar, Magnus
2018 Independent Chess Strategy: For Beginners (chess For Beginners)-Templar, Magnus

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Chess Openings: For Beginners (chess For Beginners) (volume 3) - Templar, Magnus
2018 Independent Chess Openings: For Beginners (chess For Beginners) (volume 3)-Templar, Magnus

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A Chess Course From Beginner To Winner - Jacobs, Byron, De La Maza, Michael, Sadler, Matthew
2018 Everyman Chess A Chess Course From Beginner To Winner-Jacobs, Byron De La Maza, Michael Sadler, Matthew

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250 Checkmate Exercises For Beginners - Volume 2 - Cicero, Sam
2018 Independently 250 Checkmate Exercises For Beginners - Volume 2-Cicero, Sam

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Chess Openings For Beginners: A Comprehensive And Simplified Guide To Chess Openings - Klein, Cory
2017 Independent Chess Openings For Beginners: A Comprehensive And Simplified Guide To Chess Openings-Klein, Cory

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My First Chess Opening Repertoire For Black: A Ready-to-go Package For Ambitious Beginners - Moret, Vincent
2017 New In Chess My First Chess Opening Repertoire For Black: A Ready-to-go Package For Ambitious Beginners-Moret, Vincent

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Chess For Beginners: Winning Strategies And Tactics For Beginners - Templar, Magnus
2017 Independent Chess For Beginners: Winning Strategies And Tactics For Beginners-Templar, Magnus

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Chess For Beginners, In A Series Of Progressive Lessons: Showing The Most Approved Methods Of Beginning And Ending The Game; With Various Situations ... Diagrams Printed In Colours (classic Reprint) - Lewis, William
2017 Forgotten Books Chess For Beginners, In A Series Of Progressive Lessons: Showing The Most Approved Methods Of Beginning And Ending The Game; With Various Situations ... Diagrams Printed In Colours (classic Reprint)-Lewis, William

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How To Play Chess: The Principles Of Chess In Theory And Practice - Rogers, Charlotte Boardman, Zimmerhoff, James
2017 Independently How To Play Chess: The Principles Of Chess In Theory And Practice-Rogers, Charlotte Boardman Zimmerhoff, James

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250 Checkmate Exercises For Beginners - Cicero, Sam
2017 Independently 250 Checkmate Exercises For Beginners-Cicero, Sam

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Chess For Beginners: In A Series Of Progressive Lessons, Showing The Most Approved Methods Of Beginning And Ending The Game - Lewis, William
2017 Andesite Press Chess For Beginners: In A Series Of Progressive Lessons, Showing The Most Approved Methods Of Beginning And Ending The Game-Lewis, William

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Chess Openings For Beginners - Cunnington, Edward Ernest
2017 Andesite Press Chess Openings For Beginners-Cunnington, Edward Ernest

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Five Days To Better Chess: Essential Tools - Stripes, James
2017 Independently Five Days To Better Chess: Essential Tools-Stripes, James

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The Art Of Playing Chess - Boone, Donald L.
2017 Itchy Feet Publications The Art Of Playing Chess-Boone, Donald L.

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51 Chess Openings For Beginners (1) - Alberston, Bruce
2017 Cardoza 51 Chess Openings For Beginners (1)-Alberston, Bruce

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A Newbie's Guide To Chess Tournaments - Neilley, Grant A, Markley, Peter
2017 Independent A Newbie's Guide To Chess Tournaments-Neilley, Grant A Markley, Peter

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Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 4: Sacrifice To Win! - Polgar, Susan, Truong, Paul
2017 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 4: Sacrifice To Win!-Polgar, Susan Truong, Paul

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