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Play Winning Chess


An introduction into the moves, strategy and philosophy of chess, Play Winning Chess is an enthusiastic introduction to chess that will transform you into a veritable gladiator of the chess board. Yasser Seirawan begins by explaining piece movement, chess notation, the rules of play and basic tactics. His examples, question-and-answer sections, psychological hints, and lively sample games help you learn strategies and play aggressively while having fun. Discovering how to engage in clever attacks and subtle defences will take you beyond the thrill of competition into the realm of creative art. Play Winning Chess is exuberant and conversational, enlivened by personal anecdotes and fascinating historical details.

Author: Yasser Seirawan