Since its first publication in 1950, this chess guide has taught the game to generations of beginners, taking them to the standard expected of good club players. It gives full details of exactly how to play the game, explains basic theory and includes many examples of play.
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With remarkable ease and clarity, author D. Brine Pritchard explains the modern and internationally approved method of chess to the beginning chess player. In this, the tenth revised edition of the standard work on the subject, Pritchard draws new inspiration from the latest developments in chess, taking the reader through detailed and illustrated explanations of the basic rules and general theories of chess, openings, middle games, and end games, and much more.Retaining its unique distinction and indispensable expertise, this fully updated edition takes the complete beginner on an effortless and inspirational journey toward the skill level expected of an intermediate player. (51/2 X 81/4, 224 pages, diagrams)
David Pritchard was involved in the world of chess for over sixty years.He took part in ten British Championship finals between 1959 and 1978. The author of numerous chess and games books, David was also President of the Chess Variants Society. Richard James played tournament chess at county level, has been teaching chess to school children for over thirty years and runs the interactive website ChessKIDS Academy. He received the British (now English) Chess Federation President's Award in 1996.
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Book Description Barnes & Noble Books, 1979. Book Condition: Good. 8th. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP47922706
Book Description Barnes & Noble Books, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0064634787
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97800646347864.0
Book Description Barnes & Noble Books, New York, 1979. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very Good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 25597