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Chess Book Review Resources

Chess publications for beginners and more advanced players Five new books on the royal game: Beat That Kid in Chess Chess Masterpieces Chess Openings (by Longman) Reaching the Top The Lazy Man’s Sicilian Giving a Chess Book as a Gift … Continue reading

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Five New Chess Books

These brief reviews of English-language chess books are of those recently published, not those whose publication dates are after November 4, 2015. Only the paperback versions are included here, and the prices are the ones offered by Amazon on November 5th. Beat … Continue reading

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Comparing Two Chess Books

Introduction The new book, Beat That Kid in Chess (BTKC), and the older publication, The Kids’ Book of Chess (KBC), have two things in common: From the covers, both books appear to be for children Both of them encourage person-to-person chess combat … Continue reading

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Two Chess Books; Just One for Beginners

It may be rare for two chess books to differ greatly inside when they look very similar on the cover. Yet that’s the case with Beat That Kid in Chess and How to Beat Your Dad at Chess. The first is … Continue reading

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