82 pages, paperback. Tips on the opening - specifically aimed at junior players
Have you ever looked at the start position of a chess game and wondered what on earth to do? Or do your get bored playing the same moves game after game?
This book has been written for young players who would like to play the opening better. As well as explaining key principles, it also introduces a couple of exciting openings for juniors to play.
It uses clear English and lots of diagrams to help the reader, with cartoons to brighten the mix.
First published in 2001, this book is one of three designed for young players; Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame and Ten Ways to Succeed in the Middlegame complete the set. Each book in the series uses clear English and lots of diagrams to help the reader, with cartoons to brighten the mix.
Tim Onions is a primary school teacher and manager of the Devon Under-11 Chess Team. He has over 10 years experience of working with juniors and regularly organises junior chess tournaments and residential events.
Dave Regis is a researcher in health education who plays chess for Exeter and Devon. He runs coaching for Exeter Chess Club and Exeter Junior Chess Club.