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Chess for Beginners: Know the Rules, Choose Your Strategy, and Start Winning (Paperback)

Chess for Beginners: Know the Rules, Choose Your Strategy, and Start Winning By Yelizaveta Orlova Cover Image
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Sharpen your chess skills with winning tactics and strategies

The skill and strategy required to win at chess can feel intimidating, but Chess for Beginners breaks it down into manageable lessons to help new players up their game. Start with a rundown of the basic game mechanics, then explore clear and concise guidance for the strategies and tactics that will help you achieve consistent success.

Learn to position your pieces and coordinate your attack with:
  • A comprehensive overview—Find clear illustrations and directions that show you all the components of a chessboard, how each piece moves, and how to read chess notation.
  • 10 Powerful short-term tactics—Practice shorter sequences of chess moves—like deflections, sacrifices, and forks—that help you put your strategy in play and take control of the board.
  • 10 Essential long-game strategies—Learn how to activate your pieces, keep track of the whole board, think several moves ahead, go for a quick checkmate, and more.

From your first move to your last, Chess for Beginners shows you how to play a better game.

About the Author

YELIZAVETA ORLOVA is a nationally ranked player who represented Canada numerous times at the World Youth Chess Championship and World Chess Olympiad. An experienced coach for over seven years, she hopes to be a chess writer.

Praise For…

"Chess for Beginners by Liza Orlova is an amazing book for learning the fundamentals of chess in a fun manner. Everything ranging from chess examples and explanations to graphics and font is well thought-out. I highly recommend this book for novice players of all ages."—Kairav Joshi, Founder and CEO,

"Whether you are a beginner who's always wanted to learn how to play chess or a casual player who is tired of losing to their friend, this book is for you."—National Master Mark Biernacki, 2017 North Carolina State Champion

"Chess for Beginners is a great book! I highly recommend it for beginner students, parents, and coaches."—Rabin, CEO, Premier Chess

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641522571
ISBN-10: 1641522577
Publisher: Zephyros Press
Publication Date: December 11th, 2018
Pages: 150
Language: English