Improve Your Chess: Teach Yourself, Paperback

Improve Your Chess: Teach Yourself Paperback

Part of the Teach Yourself - General series


Improve Your Chess will help you to improve your technique and master your game.

This lively new edition is written by William Hartston, an experienced chess player and daily columnist for the Independent.

It is structured in 75 easy-to-follow lessons, clearly demarcated by level, so that you are challenged throughout.

You will get to grips with complex strategy and the meta-principles which rule the relationship between pieces and their co-operation throughout play.

All new concepts are demonstrated by illustrated worked examples, and you will get a chance to see these principles borne out in grandmaster play.

NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at to give you a richer understanding of chess FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, Black and white diagrams
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Chess
  • ISBN: 9781444103083



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