Chess Made Easy - $8.95
Authors: Koshnitsky Peter G   

Chess is the world's most popular game, played in more than a hundred countries by millions of people. It is absorbing and challenging and can be enjoyed at any level and it is simple to learn. In just two hours this classic handbook will teach you the moves of the pieces, the rules of the game, simple openings, middle-game developments and the excitement of end-game strategies. In everyday language Chess Made Easy tells you all you need to know about the game. By studying this handy pocketbook you can progress from beginner to competent player within weeks.

Chess in 24 Hours: Alpha Teach Yourself - $26.95

Authors: Horvitz & Polgar   

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess, 3 Ed
Authors: Wolff Patrick    $29.95

The most comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to learning and mastering the game of chess. Written by a U.S. Chess Champion, International Chess Grandmaster, and longtime chess instructor, this book includes information for both novice and expert, including:

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More than ever, Chessmaster 10th Edition delivers on its promise to make you a better chess player. The program will improve your game regardless of your level of experience. This landmark edition provides the largest upgrade ever to the features and graphics of the franchise. Whether you are new to chess or a tournament-level player, Chessmaster 10th Edition allows you to master history's greatest game.


  • The new Chessmaster Academy

    At the Academy, International Master Josh Waitzkin will personally walk players through the basics of chess, plus introduce a variety of simple strategies for dominating your opponent. The Academy also features the best attacking moves as taught by noted chess champion Larry Christiansen.


  • A totally revised interface

    Clean, clear, and easy to navigate, this all-new interface represents the biggest upgrade to the look and feel of Chessmaster in over seven years.


  • Full-featured online chess module

    More than just a place to play chess live with other players, Chessmaster online allows players to establish rankings, create tournaments, utilize teaching tools, and join a thriving chess community.


  • More fun for the whole family

    Features such as animated chess sets, a variety of whimsical 3D sets, and simple and efficient learning tools make chess more fun than ever. Younger players and chess beginners will appreciate the specialized section just for them. As players improve, the game suggests an appropriate AI opponent.


  • A comprehensive chess engine

    Wise enough to teach an absolute beginner and powerful enough to defeat a grandmaster, experience the all-new edition of the King engine - the brains behind the best-selling brand in chess.


  • Intermediate and advanced player options

    Seasoned chess players can test their skills against ranked AI opponents, set up tournaments and simultaneous exhibitions, and survey their performances using the new statistics system.


    Whether you're new to chess programs or a CHESSMASTER veteran, you'll discover that Chessmaster 10th Edition is the most comprehensive chess software available. Old friends will quickly realize that the 10th Edition is one of the most important updates of the franchise in both graphics and content.

    Here are just some of the most important all-new or completely revised elements:

    • A brand-new, clean, clear, and easy-to-navigate user interface.
    • A full-featured online chess module, allowing players to communicate, compete, and learn from each other.
    • The new Chessmaster Academy, where International Master Josh Waitzkin will introduce players to the world of chess and GM Larry Christiansen will review the attacking concept.
    • More than 30 full 3D chess sets, including the first animated chess sets in a Chessmaster PC game, and the option to view all the 3D sets in enhanced 3D using glasses with red/cyan lenses.
    • A large selection of game modes for greater replay value.
    • A section that's completely dedicated to just playing for fun with simplified tools, simplified drills, and a variety of chess puzzles - a great section for kids who are new to the game.
    • The updated version of the King - the chess engine behind Chessmaster.
    Supported OS: Windows 98/ME/XP (only)
    Processor: Pentium III 450 MHz or AMD Duron 600 MHz
    RAM: 128 MB (512 MB recommended)
    Video Card: 4 MB (for 3D gameplay see supported list*)
    Sound Card: DirectX 9 sound device optional
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9 (included on disc)
    CD-ROM drive speed: 4x CD-ROM or better
    Hard Drive space: 540 MB
    Multiplay: 56 Kbps or better for Internet or LAN play (broadband recommended)
    *Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:
    GeForce 1/2/3/4/FX families ATI Radeon 7500/8000/ 9000 families.
    These chipsets are the only ones that will run this game in 3D. Additional chipsets may be supported after release.