64 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN CHESS (John Walker)
144 pages (226 mm by 174 mm)
This is a basic primer for those who know how to play chess and are seeking to improve. Each 'thing' is explained in an easy-to-follow lesson, which is followed by exercises that enable the reader to check that he or she has fully understood the concept. Topics include: the basic checkmates; essential endgame knowledge; tactics and combinations; middlegame themes; typical checkmating patterns; opening play.