Winning Chess, Paperback Book
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Winning Chess is a truly classic chess book, beloved of chess-mad teenagers since it was first published in 1970, updated and repackaged in algebraic format.

Written in lively, conversational style by two prolific and popular chess authors, it is aimed at players who have gone past the beginner stage and want to take their game to a whole new level.

Its imaginative themes and instructional method are timeless, and the whole book is shot through with fun and humour.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books
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  • Category: Chess
  • ISBN: 9781849941105

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Good basic tactics book with explanations and with two diagrams for most problems. 332 problems grouped by theme, and 6 annotated illustrative games. Suitable for an improving player. Get the 2013 edition, which is in algebraic notation if descriptive notation is a problem for you.