Publisher: Batsford, 2010 Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-1-906388-66-9 Pages: 144 Language: English
Learn everything you need to know about chess - quick!
• A fun and exciting beginner's guide to chess • Packed with hilarious cartoon illustrations by Gray Jolliffe, creator of Wicked Willie, plus useful board diagrams • Accessible style means it appeals to everyone, from teens upwards
This fun and chatty book provides the ideal way to learn the world's greatest board game - the easy way. From basic information on which piece does what, to nifty tricks and pins you can use to wipe the floor with your opponents, it covers everything you need to learn chess, with lots of laughs along the way.
Packed with fantastic illustrations from Wicked Willie creator Gray Jolliffe, Learn Chess the Easy Way is an exciting introduction to the game of masters. Best of all,this book shows how amazing it can feel to train your brain, and win the game!
Brian Byfield has held a passion for chess throughout his career in advertising, film and TV. He lives in London.
Alan Orpin is an accomplished chess player and an award-winning director of TV commercials. He lives in Hamburg.
Gray Jolliffe is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator whose best-known work is the Wicked Willie series, first published in the 1980s. He lives in Henley-on-Thames.