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Chess in a Nutshell

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Explains the rules of chess and the notations used for recording moves, as well as describing specific techniques of playing and winning the game.
Mass Market Paperback, 0 pages
Published May 22nd 1990 by Pocket Books (first published 1958)
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Steven Peterson
4 stars for a beginner, not so many if you are more advanced. However, I read this when I was in college as I became more interested in chess and it served a useful purpose for me.

First, it simply notes the "basic rules of chess," such as the pieces and the board, rules of moving, captures, and so on. For a starter book, this serves well. Chapter 2 is how one records chess moves. I used to chart some chess matches, since it might get later at night and we would complete the game the next day; ha
Fredrick Danysh
Chess is a challenging and thought provoking game that teaches tactics and strategy. Reinfeld helps grasp the basics of the game.
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