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The Mammoth book of chess
Graham Burgess

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The Mammoth book of chess
Rev. ed.
Graham Burgess ; foreword by John Nunn

Published 2009 by Running Press Book Publishers in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English.

About the Book

Overview: For rookie chess players or advanced players who simply want to hone their skills, this new edition of the chess classic has been fully revised and updated. With this guide, which includes courses in tactics and attacking strategy, a selection of the greatest games ever played, helpful advice on club and tournament chess, and a useful glossary of chess terms, victory will be yours. Checkmate!

Table of Contents

Foreword / Grandmaster John Nunn
Symbols and abbreviations
Introduction
Introduction to the second edition
Introduction to the third edition
Frequently asked questions
Part 1:
Mastering Chess:
Delivering mate
Solutions to delivering mate
Tactics
Combinations
Solutions to combinations
Endgames
Solutions to endgame challenges
Chess openings
Open games
Semi-open games
Queen's pawn openings
Flank openings and miscellaneous systems
Attack and defense
Solutions to attack and defense tests
Part 2:
World Of Chess:
Beginning chess
Chess clock
Competitive chess
Computer and internet chess
Puzzles
Solutions to puzzles
Women's, veterans', junior and correspondence chess
Endgame studies
Chess in the media
Part 3:
Essential Chess Information:
Glossary of chess terms
Brief history of the world chess championship
Appendix A: How to play chess
Appendix B: Chess notation
Appendix C: Basic mates
Appendix D: Bibliography
Index of games and part games
Index of openings.

Edition Notes

"New, fully revised and updated edition"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [561]) and indexes.

Other Titles
Chess

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
794.1
Library of Congress
GV1445 .B87 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
570 p. :
Number of pages
570

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25565389M
Internet Archive
mammothbookchess00burg
ISBN 10
076243726X
ISBN 13
9780762437269
LC Control Number
2008944134
OCLC/WorldCat
472344299

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