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51 Chess Openings for Beginners

A great introduction to the most important chess openings, perfect for casual players and enthusiastic beginners.

Chess openings are the most important part of every novice’s journey—and the most fun. Perfectly targeted for beginning and intermediate players, Alberston presents the most common and important openings in easy-to-understand explanations with large, frequent diagrams showing every position along with clear plan of the goals, objectives, and concepts behind the moves. A great book for chess players keen on rapidly improving their game and making chess a more fun and challenging game.

Life Master Bruce Alberston, a well-known chess trainer and teacher in the New York City area, wrote or co-wrote more than two dozen well regarded chess books. He also is the behind-the-scenes writer of the very popular Bruce Pandolfini chess books.

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