Chess is a popular and fascinating game, it’s good for the mind, and satisfying to play with others, in clubs, or alone, in travel, against a computer, or an app. This new book will take you quickly through the movement of the pieces to good opening strategies, middle game techniques, and how to either finish off or defend against your opponent.
Hugh Patterson writes a weekly chess column for Grandmaster Nigel Davies’ website, The Chess Improver, is a senior instructor at Academic Chess, and teaches chess weekly at schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to chess, Hugh was the guitarist and singer in many ground-breaking punk rock bands including KGB, The Offs and No Alternative, but chess is his first love.
Publisher: Flame Tree Illustrated (December 15, 2018)