Chess 101

Chess 101

Code: CHESS101



Product Description


by Dave Schloss

Voted "Best Beginner Chess Book" by

Learning to play chess involves more than just knowing how to move the pieces. Chess 101 is a chess book for beginners that provides comprehensive chess training about everything a new chess player needs to know.

This beginner chess book covers the following topics:

  • Types of boards and pieces 
  • Setting up the board 
  • The value of the pieces 
  • How the pieces move, including castling and "en passant" 
  • Chess notation 
  • The three phases of the game of chess 
  • How to study chess 
  • What a chess rating is and how to get one
  • Chess clock rules 
  • An overview of faster chess games 
  • The mechanics of a tournament 
  • Rules and etiquette 
  • Tips to winning chess 

Chess 101 also contains over two dozen exhibits, designed to help you learn to play chess with ease!


Chess 101 is now a recommended resource by the Boy Scouts of America for those wanting to obtain their chess merit badge.