You learned the game of chess and know some basic strategies, but what is next? How do you improve? The best approach is to break the game into its components, and then to focus upon specific skills. In this class, National Master John Wright will guide you through the process. Starting with the best opening moves, you will learn how factors such as pawn structure, better development, and setting short term goals will help you win more games. Game on! Checkmate!
Prerequisite: Completion of "Introduction to Chess" or knowledge of the basic rules and moves of the chess pieces.
Let's Play Chess: A Step by Step Guide for New Players (2003), by Bruce Pandolfini
(ISBN: 978-1888690521) available online and at bookstores. List price: $19.95