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  • Chess for Beginners

  • The Complete Guide of Chess for Beginners: Discover How to Play Chess with Openings, Tactics and Strategies to Win the Game
  • By: Thomas Salberg
  • Narrated by: David Angelo
  • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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Publisher's Summary

Learn everything you need to know to beat strong chess players!

Are you ready to start playing chess? Do you want to explore psychology of becoming a better chess player? If you answered "yes" to any of these, then this is the perfect, educational, and informational audiobook for you!

The game of chess is undoubtedly one of the oldest and most enduring form of board games ever known to mankind. With several variants and rules cutting across continents for decades, this amazing game of wits and pure intellect has shaped many generations, influenced war generals in their formation of real-life war tactics, enthralled royalty, inspired arts and romance, and brought fame to many in the past.

This book is for aspiring chess players who know how the pieces move and understand how to use some tactics such as forks and skewers but have never had any formal chess training. Through easy-to-understand diagrams and chess positions, this book will take you through the thought process of a master chess player and teach you everything you need to know to go from a mediocre player to a very strong one.

In this book, you will learn how to find tactics over the board, make a strategic plan, and set up up your pieces for maximum effectiveness in the opening. The book is created with the intent of enabling an absolute beginner to learn the game in a very structured manner and be able to reach a level of tournament participation at the completion of the book.

In this audiobook, you will discover: 

  • Introduction to the game of chess and starting a chess game
  • Eight chess game strategies that show players how to control the board, think several moves ahead, go for a quick checkmate, and more
  • Technique and tactics
  • Five chess tactics for choosing the best openings
  • The psychology of becoming a better chess player
  • Three ways playing chess can help you understand people
  • The basic rules of chess you need to get started
  • Ten big brain benefits of playing chess
  • Much, much more!

Frequently asked questions

Q: Is chess more of a logical or intuitive game?

A: It depends on the player. Some rely purely on logic and principles, others just see the moves.

Q: I'm a beginner who has about one hour per day to spend on chess. What is the best way to do it?

A: Tactics, tactics, tactics! Make sure you solve tactical problems on a daily basis.

Science says that if you play chess, your IQ grows, day by day, and it is totally proven. So, it is not only a game, but also a memory booster technique.

So, what are you waiting for? Scroll up and click the “buy now” button on the top right corner to get the book now! You won’t regret you did.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Thomas Salberg (P)2020 Thomas Salberg

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  • Paul
  • 22-05-2020

This is very informative audio book.

Enjoyed listening this audio book. Looking forward to listening more of his audio books. Not a light listen, requires introspection. Highly recommend.

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  • Milo
  • 22-05-2020

best well narrated and insightful

Easy to listen, good quality knowledge going in a definite. where else can you get this kind of perceptive no where.

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  • Caden
  • 22-05-2020

Great short book.

Short but packed with information and great ideas. If you are a manager and want to become a leader, this is a must hear.

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  • Jax
  • 22-05-2020

Everyone should care this book

Even if you think your company has arrived, think again Get this book for all of your employees. Recommend this Book.

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  • Andres
  • 22-05-2020

Great book!

Short books at times I feel can leave you disappointed and wanting more but it this book! It may be short but it’s packed full of great info and insight.

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  • Bryan
  • 22-05-2020

Outstanding Audiobook!!

Wow what a book with such insight. An excellent, thorough and well thought through book on leadership with advice and steps which are easy to follow and not complicated.

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  • Kaden
  • 22-05-2020

I am satisfied to this audible.

I am satisfied to this audible. My grandson likes the set very much. The only thing I would have changed would have been to have a handle on the box. However, he is very satisfied.

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  • Emiliano
  • 22-05-2020

Very happy to listen this great book.

The spoken of this audio book has created a true labor of love that does its absolute best to keep this book as down-to-earth and friendly as possible, whilst sacrificing nothing in terms of quality or depth of information and crucial insights on the game of chess that would help the listener.

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  • Judah
  • 22-05-2020

This is an extraordinary learning audible for us.

This is an extraordinary learning audible for us. This is a very helpful guide for a beginner chess player - or someone like me who never really grasped the game. Highly recommend!

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  • Paxton
  • 22-05-2020

I would highly recommended

This is a fantastic audio book for beginners. It has clear and sophisticated visuals as well as simple language to understand basics. I would highly recommend this audio book to anyone who is just starting out.

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  • Sam Stevens
  • 22-05-2020

Excellent motivational advice.

Improving the playing technique and strength in chess is always a good way to win each game. I have this audio book to learned more and it never fails me. I got and know a lot of technique and tactics now. I am excited playing my next game and apply what I learned.

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  • Henry Bibi
  • 22-05-2020

The author presented an amazing ideas for us

Chess strategies are always awesome and Vincent Price is a genius. This was the best chess teacher for me.

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  • Sean Fraser
  • 22-05-2020

I really enjoyed this audiobook

As the author says that the strategies are proven and you can be a master by following those, I fully agree on that.

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  • Christopher Adams
  • 22-05-2020

This audible is truly a great and good content

I could not beat some one who played better than me but after following some of the tricks I learnt from this, finally I beat him. Thanks to the author

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  • Mohammed Nash
  • 22-05-2020

I am incredibly happy to listen this audible

You can be unbeaten, yes you heard it right . At least no one would not beat you if you have the fundamentals and follow the tactics properly.

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  • Joel Shah
  • 22-05-2020

The information in this audibook

After gaining the strong fundamentals and applying the strategies now I always have better control than the opponent.

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  • Reece Hart
  • 22-05-2020

Everyone should listen this great audible.

This has become my favourite guide regarding to playing chess. I tend to re listen to this before playing very important game

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  • Taylor Godfrey
  • 22-05-2020

I am happy to get this audiobook

Its a good audio book for beginners. A great learning audio book. Providing some important tips. If you want to win then get this audio book. Its winning strategies audio book.

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  • Oliver Nolan
  • 22-05-2020

Very informative easy to understand

Very informative with illustration to learn chess for beginners. The strategies are impressive and interesting. I am pleased to come across this audio book.

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  • Dylan Sims
  • 22-05-2020

Very instructive and educational audiobook

Chess For Beginners it is a very interesting audio book.all of information very helpful for chess. this audio book lots of tips and tricks improve your online game i listen this audio book i really benefited. i recommended this audio book.

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