Master the ancient art of chess, the game of kings. Learn the key techniques and classic moves of the chess masters, including basic and advanced tactics, combinations, sacrifices, and pawn structures. Over 300 examples demonstrate attacking and defensive strategies for the opening, middle, and end phases of the game.
JAMES EADE has written several books about chess, including the best-selling Chess for Dummies. As a player, he was awarded the title of Chess Master by the USCF in 1981 and by FIDE in 1993. He is currently President of the U.S. Chess Trust.
Revisions and new material by AL LAWRENCE, Director of the Texas Tech Chess Program and former Executive Director for the USCF and World Chess Hall of Fame. Al is an award-winning author, journalist, and editor.