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    Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game
    James Eade - All books by this author

    Learn quickly and at a glance how each chess piece moves on the board, then discover the game’s single object, which is to capture the enemy’s king—to achieve checkmate. Here’s an entertaining and informative visual guide that helps players identify a positional problem at a glance, then work out a solution. With clearly annotated illustrations, this fascinating manual demonstrates
    • Openings, both classic and modern, and their underlying principles
    • Gambits, or sacrificing a piece to gain a positional advantage
    • Pawn structures
    • End game patterns involving rook and pawns, knight and pawns, or bishop and pawns
    The book’s more than 300 examples demonstrate attack and defense strategies for chess’s openings, middle game, and end game. Here is a comprehensive and compact reference guide that will find a ready place in school and private chess clubs. This book will also be a favorite among individuals who want to discover chess as a pleasurable way to spend a social evening.

    About the Author:
    James Eade
    has written several books about chess, and has been the editor of two chess journals. He is a former president of the Chess Journalists of America (CJA), and has won the CJA award for best instructional article. He was an executive board member of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1996-1999, and of F.I.D.E. (the international chess organization) from 2000-2002. He is a trustee of the US Charitable Chess Trust. As a player, he was awarded the title of Chess Master by the USCF in 1981 and by F.I.D.E. in 1993. He lives with his wife in Menlo Park, California.

    Hardcover w/ spiral binding / 256 Pages / 5 3/4 x 7 3/4 / 2004


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