The Art of Chess by James Mason

By James Mason

This is a totally unabridged reprinting of the final revised version of the main recognized basic examine of chess ever written. ready by means of an early twentieth-century grasp, it was once designed to coach the newbie and the intermediate participant with regards to every little thing he had to find out about openings, center video game, and finish video game. It hasn't ever been outmoded because the so much sensible and simply ebook of its variety. it really is strange in featuring either rules and genuine strikes (taken from grasp play) within the most simply assimilated form.
Revised and taken brand new by way of Fred Reinfeld and Sidney Bernstein, this publication explains and makes effortless for you greater than ninety varied openings, starting from the classical Ruy Lopez as much as the paintings of Alekhine, Reti, Nimzovich, and others. combos are analyzed and offered so sincerely (yet with no sacrificing intensity) that you're going to quickly end up seeing strikes forward extra truly than you probably did sooner than. you are going to easy methods to plan your online game with a function, the best way to assault, sacrifice, shield, trade, and govern your basic method. Endings also are completely coated. All in all, there's not a side of useful chess that's not handled, and there's hardly ever a participant dwelling under the rank of grandmaster who couldn't revenue shape Mason's paintings. in case you stick with Mason's exposition completely, you'll likely receive as a lot wisdom of chess as you may wanting making chess a full-time learn for years.
Bound in with Mason's Art of Chess is a wholly new publication via Fred Reinfeld, How Do You Play Chess? during this e-book, Mr. Reinfeld makes use of full of life questions and solutions to inform newcomers of the fundamental basics of the game.

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