Chess For Dummies by James Eade

By James Eade

Confirmed tactical tips on how to increase your game

Your speedy and straightforward consultant to the foundations, options, and etiquette of chess

Kings, queens, knights - does chess look like a royal ache to know? This pleasant consultant is helping you are making the ideal strikes. From utilizing the proper phrases to undertaking the artwork of assault, you'll get step by step factors that demystify the sport. You'll additionally locate up-to-date info on tournaments and most sensible avid gamers, in addition to laptop chess video games and enjoying chess online!

Discover how to:* organize your chessboard* comprehend the items and their powers* realize the game's styles* Decipher chess notation* hire strategies to realize a bonus* locate tournaments and golf equipment

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Right now, my wins, draws and losses are more equally ba lanced. Last season (I am no GM, only an 'amateur' player who plays in a club; my Elo is between 1650 and 1 700) I even won more games with BLACK than with White. So my answer to the first question would be: I enjoy playing with White (I like the Queen's Gambit, King's Gambit) but I also enjoy playing with BLACK (my favourite openings with BLACK are Alekhine's defence, 'Rat defence' and the King's Indian). 2) What is the logical outcome if both sides play perfectly?

1 3 . c3 'it'c4+. b4 With a peace treaty. There was a way for BLACK to try for more: he could have continued the attack by 1 3 .... d4 with good chances. B ut of course that was not so clear during the game. On top of everything the draw was in reach. And it was in the second round, after a win in the first. We all have our wea k moments .. 1 3 . d4 ! -+) 19 ... de2+; B) 14 a3 Bl) Also 14 ... h5 ! xc3 17 bxc3 exd4+) 1 5 . . g4� offers very fine attacking prospects for the second (to none) player; B2) 14 ...

4 liJfe4 (4 hxg3 liJf3+! 1:13f5-+ � 7 liJxb7 'ii'xe4. 3 l:tg3! l:tgl lbf3 ! 0-1 ••• Don 't you think the guy is so strong! (Although he has become an IM since) My suspicion is that he touched the f3 pawn accidentally and for once in his life decided to be a gentleman! All that came afterwards was forced. Anyway he is a sort of friend, infected by BLACK is OK! , and the cheapest available translator (the only one I know, too... ). BLACK is BAD? Back in the Middle Ages, and perhaps even later, each colour had a particular meaning known to everyone.

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