The Chess covers the basic pieces of chess, before going on to some more advanced topics. FREE Playing The Game chapter in the trial version.
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Table of Contents
I. Playing The Game: The Board | King | Knight | Bishop | Rook | Queen | Pawn | Pawn Promotion | Castling | En passant Capture | Initial Position | Conclusion of the Game | Glossary
II. Notating The Game: Algebraic Notation | Ambiguity | Sample Game in Algebraic Notation | Coordinate Notation | ICCF Numerical Notatio
III. Tactics: Guarding | Batteries | The Exchange | Forks and Double Attacks | Pinned Pieces | Skewers | Discoveries | Removing the Defender | Sacrifices | In Between Moves | Tactics Exercises
IV. Strategy: Material | Compensation | Pawn Strategy and Pawn Chains | Tempo | Quality | Initiative | Zugzwang | Combining attack with defense
V. Basic Openings: King's Pawn Opening | Queen's Pawn Openings (closed and semi-closed games) | Other Openings
VI. The Endgame: Basic Checkmates | Minor Piece Checkmates | Pawn Endings | Endgame Studies and Puzzles
VII. Puzzles: Samples Chess Games | Tournaments | Tactics Exercises | Review
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