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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Beginning Chess Play by Bill Robertie. Designed for beginning and novice players, this step-by-step guide billl chess uses more than actual chess diagrams to demonstrate how to play the game. Players learn the basic principles of opening, middle and end game strategies; development and pawn structure; checkmate; and more.
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Jan 26, Matt rated it it was ok Shelves: As an introduction to chess, as the title advertises, this is a good book. It walks you through what the pieces do, terms for basic tactics, and then wraps up with a couple example games. The first example game is one player blll another, which allows for a show of how basic strategy and tactics excel over just being smart robertle understanding how the pieces work.
And the second game is a little bit closer, giving a much neginning idea of how a game between two people familiar with chess but not As an introduction to chess, as the title advertises, this is a good book.
And the second game is a little bit closer, giving a much better idea of how a game between two people familiar with chess but not necessarily students of the game can go.
The second example game is kind of nice in that it’s a good refresher if you’ve been away from the game for awhile and are more of a casual player, which suits me well just getting back into it now. However, most of the book is taken up by basic chess terms and how the pieces work, which is useful for new players, however they could get the same information in a much more concise and inexpensive manner by spending about 10 minutes to half-an-hour on Wikipedia, depending if the game is kind of new or altogether new to them.
I think that robertje a beginning chess book should set out to give players a little more of a headstart than this book does. Dec 21, Jack Cheng added it. I bought this when Austin showed an interest in chess.
It’s not at the level of a 7 year old, but it helped remind me of the rules castling on the queen side The only other chess book I remember reading was a Bobby Fischer book that was essentially a series of beglnning puzzles.
I never understood how to get to the endgame.
Beginning Chess Play
This book explains it. There are two valuable games annotated to explain the strategies, as well as ta I bought this when Austin showed an interest in chess. There are two valuable games annotated to explain the strategies, as well as tactics of the openings, middle and endgames. The concepts, once learned were easy to explain to Austin — now he knows to control the center.
Recommended as a refresher or beginner book for 10 and up. There are other books in this series by Robertie, and as Austin gets better, I may need to read those, too.
Beginning Chess Play by Bill Robertie
Dec 26, Ginny rated it really liked it Shelves: Good basic introduction to chess. Covers the rules, but I picked it up paly a beginning look at tactics and strategy.
Also includes two nicely annotated sample games. Oct 15, Christy rated it it was amazing. If you read and absorb everything in this thin little book, you will beat almost everybody you come across. There are two other Robertie books that are also very good for beginners: Oct 04, Amar Pai rated it it was ok Shelves: Needs to be an ebook with move by move diagrams. I find algebraic notation hard to follow, and it’s not convenient to play it out move by move on a real chessboard.
For space reasons traditional books can’t diagram out every move. This is a perfect example of how ebooks could be more than just glorified PDFs Jun 29, Michael rated it liked it.
This was a good book, but of the three I had to learn about chess, this chesw the least useful Mark Shipman rated it liked it Feb 15, Laura rated it it was amazing Oct 08, JodeJ rated it really liked it Apr 04, Luke Cotter rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Robretie rated it really liked it Dec 15, Gian Jose rated it robertiie it Jun 11, Jerry rated it liked it Feb 08, Derick rated it liked it Sep 26, Kerls rated it really liked it Sep 25, Abdirazak Ali Hassan rated it it was amazing Nov 10, David Jordan rated it liked it Apr 17, Inmotion rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Chris Mccarley rated it liked it Oct 04, Ron Davis rated it really liked it May 21, Rogue-van the Bookman rated it really liked it Apr 17, David Orrino rated it really liked it Jun 14, Duffy Laudick rated it liked it Nov 20, Daniel Brown rated it liked it Oct 02, Zip rated it liked it Feb 12, Jeff rated it liked it Feb 10, Matt Lohr rated it liked it Aug 25, Janice Weisler rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Christina rated it liked it Nov 29, Julia Jones rated it liked it Jun 23, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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