Series: Chess guides
A complete guide to the history, techniques and tactics of chess, written in conjunction with Grand Master Jonathan Rowson. Includes advice on how to lay deadly traps, plan cunning moves, launch effective attacks and defend pieces to ensure a winning result. Internet links to carefully chosen websites where chess players can test their skills in online games.
Visit Usborne Quicklinks for links to websites and video clips about how the pieces move and lots more sample games and downloadable puzzles to test your skills.