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 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 26 days ago by For Real
Excellent beginning chess book! Very well thought out and presented clearly for the beginning leaner of chess. Recommended!!!Published 2 months ago by flint007
Information clearly presented and provides the essentials to being a winner.Published 3 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 6 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 9 months ago by BanjoJuggler
I love the game of chess. To further my education, I bought this book. It is great, but sometimes an exercise at the end of a chapter will be inaccurate. Read morePublished 9 months ago by A. Bond
This book is well laid out and easy to follow.I 'am a beginner and am trying to learn so I can play with my 7 year old grandson who is a very outstanding chess player for his age.Published 14 months ago by SJC