This ebook gives you the winning principles of chess in clear, short statements. Three-times U.S. Champion Lev Alburt and World Chess Hall of Fame Curator Al Lawrence have put together three centuries of insights from the masters. Fun to browse or to read from cover-to-cover, it's a book that all chess players, from beginners to grandmasters, will enjoy for a lifetime.
Backed up with diagrams and illustrations to help you remember key principles, a glossary of essential chess terms and a rundown on all major openings, Chess Rules of Thumbs will improve your chess play. And it's great fun to read.
1st edition 2003; 185 pages.
word count: 13866 which is equivalent to 55 standard pages of text