74 pages, paperback. Tips on the Middlegame - specifically aimed at junior players
This book tells you about the heart of chess - the middlegame - in a format designed for young players. It uses a large clear type and is illustrated throughout with many chess diagrams and cartoons.
You will learn how to think about your position, how to spot tactics and work oput combinations of moves, and how to make a plan for all your pieces.
First published in 2004, this book is one of three designed for young players; Ten Ways to Succeed in the Endgame and Ten Ways to Succeed in the Opening 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.