This one-stop practical guide will show you how to play and master the world's greatest game. To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy two-colour format with expert tips and advice throughout. Written in a simple, jargon-free style, this book breaks down the stereotypes and presents the game to a modern audience. Each piece is individually introduced with its history and the essential rules that determine how it can move and what role it plays in the game. Readers are encouraged to read this book with a chess board in front of them -- as each piece is presented, there are mini games to play and puzzles to solve.
Tony GIllam plays chess at a high level and has written a number of successful books for beginners and experts.