The Mammoth Book of Chess

The Mammoth Book of Chess - Mammoth Books

Revised and updated Edition

Paperback (26 Nov 2009) | English

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With a foreword by Dr John Nunn, Grandmaster and four times Olypic gold medallist

'The Mammoth Book of Chess is a cracker . . . nobody will fail to find something new here'
British Chess Magazine


Comprehensive, up to date and clear, this latest edition of Graham Burgess's chess classic is an invaluable guide to help even less experienced players to progress to good club level and better. It offers a complete guide to the main opening gambits along with hundreds of test positions for players at every level. Graham Burgess, FIDE Master, shows you all you need to know, from entering the world of chess, through Internet games, to major international tournaments.

Expanded sections on online chess, computers and openings.

A complete guide to all the main opening gambits.

Hundreds of test positions for players of all standards.

Courses in tactics and attacking strategy.

Analysis of some of the greatest games ever played.

Information and advice on club, national, and international tournaments.

Glossary of terminology.

Practical advice and information for further study.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781845299316
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: Robinson
Pub date:
Edition: Revised and updated Edition
DEWEY: 794.1
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 570
Weight: 398g
Height: 196mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 37mm