Patrick Wolff is a two-time U.S. Chess Champion (1992 and 1995) and an International Chess Grand-master. Patrick writes a chess column for the Boston Globe. In addition, he has been a chess coach and instructor and has appeared in several instructional chess videos.
This is an excellent book for a beginner. While it won't turn you into an overnight Grandmaster, it introduces concepts in small steps, from how the pieces move, to minor piece... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joseph A. Buono
This book, published in 2005 and never updated since then, is okay for an introduction to chess. I say okay because it doesn't really explain the basics well but gets quickly into... Read morePublished 2 months ago by For Real
Excellent beginning chess book! Very well thought out and presented clearly for the beginning leaner of chess. Recommended!!!Published 4 months ago by flint007
Information clearly presented and provides the essentials to being a winner.Published 4 months ago by L. A. Garnier
I ordered this book as a present for a young person who really wanted to learn and understand chess. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dr. Oceanfront
Although there are many great books on chess out there, I was never able to internalize the core elements that would make my game successful. Much appreciated!Published 11 months ago by BanjoJuggler