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  • Chess for Beginners

  • A Comprehensive and Simple Guide to the Best Strategy Game, its Openings, Strategies, Tactics, and Much More. Discover Why You Cannot Play Chess Unless You Know the Gambits.
  • By: Robert Queen
  • Narrated by: Austin R. Stoler
  • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Science & Engineering, Mathematics

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Publisher's Summary

Do you know what happens to the brain when you play chess?

There are several studies by researchers that demonstrate the benefits of chess for memory and the development of logical and creative thinking.

They show even an hour spent playing chess produces innovative, creative, and stimulating thoughts...it can make you brighter, more active and open to new ideas and ways of thinking...to enjoy life more.

The game of chess is the ideal gym for your mind. Moving the pieces on the chessboard is much more than a mental training. You don’t need to be a master to have fun.

The brain (if not stimulated) can experience atrophy in a daily routine just like untrained muscles.

I have been teaching this discipline for several years, I have met many people who were fascinated, but at the same time "scared" by the supposed complexity of the game. By inviting them to sit down and explaining the foundations of this discipline, I have always managed in a short time to transform that fearful look into an "excited" and impatient look for a new game.

That's because I passed on my passion to him! And that is what I will do with you in this text.

This simple guide for beginners will take you by the hand and will accompany you in your initial games, inside you will find:

  • The best opening strategies
  • The best tactics to apply from the very beginning
  • Getting to the center will be your first goal
  • Mistakes to avoid that will make you look like a winner already
  • Learn to think from master
  • Bonus chapter - eight valuable tips to pass the beginner level

Now I want to be honest with you, this book is for beginners, so don't expect to advance your level just by reading this text.

The only thing that will make a difference will be you, the time and dedication that you are putting in this wonderful strategy game, will be essential to make you improve.

One thing is certain here you will find all the means to get started!

Don't wait any longer!

Scroll up and buy "the first piece of your chess" now!

©2020 Robert Queen (P)2021 Robert Queen

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  • Benjamin A. Davis
  • 08-02-2021

Great organized book chess.

It provides the basic rules, basic terminology and the fundamentals you need to play the game and help you win. I'm really glad I have this book because it reminds me of how to play. I haven't played since I was in middle school. I found it extremely helpful.

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  • Cynthia C. Wagner
  • 05-02-2021

This is a great inspirational audiobook

Very real thoughts, ideas, and calls to action that keep the listener moving through the chapters. Even if you're not a die-hard chess fan, it's very relevant to the times & world we live in. I've recommended this to everyone I know as the best audio book I've listen all year!

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  • Beau
  • 04-02-2021

Valuable info

Very very thorough and helpful guide to help you not only negotiate the same of chess but become a master who can beat the pants off any opponent! Learn all the tricks and strategies of the game and learn to use them to your advantage.

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  • Cade
  • 04-02-2021

Pretty Good

First a history lesson-was helpful in understanding game, even though I thought I already did.
Next an explanation of EACH piece and it’s purpose. As well as an overview of game. Also extremely helpful for not only beginners but novice player as well.

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  • Brooks
  • 04-02-2021

Incredible book

If you're looking for a quick and easy book to help you understand how to play chess, this is the place to start. I've always seen other people playing and never understood the specifics or pretty much anything about the game up until I listen through this book. Not only are the rules and point of the game clearly outlined and identified, but there are graphics enclosed that will show you exactly what is meant by specific moves.

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  • Benjamin Frost
  • 18-02-2021

Excellent beginners guide to Chess


Great book for beginners. Covers all the moves and beginner strategies for playing the game. If you are just starting out playing chess, start with this book.

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  • Christopher Mellor
  • 18-02-2021

Great Chess AudioBook


The book is a really great book about learning more about how to play chess. This book covers the basics of how to play chess and general strategies to win.

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  • Gabriel Collins
  • 18-02-2021

Comprehensive book for beginners

Good overview for those who are new to the game of Chess or play the game just for fun without thoughts of strategy. The book gives a brief history of the game before going on to describe the setup of the board and its pieces.

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  • Curtis A. Morris
  • 08-02-2021

Easy to follow instructions.

Easy to follow instructions with clear beginner strategies that make sense. I have won a fee game online by Listening to the material and employing the fundamentals.

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  • Dustin M. Stewart
  • 08-02-2021

Got me back to basics quickly.

A solid way to learn re-discover the basics. I listened this book to get back into chess to play my coworkers at chess with friends. I found it clear, easy to follow, and entertaining. Got me back to basics quickly after not playing since I was a kid!

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  • Charlie Holt
  • 18-02-2021

An excellent introduction to Chess!


This book will set chess novices on the right path. The explanations are clear, delving into the intricacies without making them seem overwhelming.

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  • Nickolas
  • 18-02-2021

Great help tool Audiobook

Looking foward listen it And Getting the Fundamentals of Chess so I Will be able to play with My partner on my collective.A Comprehensive and Simple Guide to the Best Strategy Game,

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  • Bailey Wyatt
  • 18-02-2021

Must-Have Book for Beginners

Clear, concise, easy to listen; has diagrams and explanations of moves for the various pieces. This short, introductory book just whets the appetite to learn more about this fascinating

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  • Patrick Faulkner
  • 18-02-2021

Enjoyable Listen

This quick Listen will get you started with a decent foundation. It covers basic play, some light strategy and enough context to enable participation within chess Tactics.

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  • Deepdown
  • 12-02-2021

Not great when an audio book refers to diagrams

Not a book that naturally translates into an audio book. Read by a chap who sounds more like a robot reading device than a human trying to relay an instructional book. Do not recommend this book at all.

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  • Peter Trenton
  • 08-02-2021

Got me back to basics quickly.

A solid way to learn re-discover the basics. I listened this book to get back into chess to play my coworkers at chess with friends. I found it clear, easy to follow, and entertaining. Got me back to basics quickly after not playing since I was a kid!

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  • Elliot Manning
  • 08-02-2021

Easy to follow instructions.

Easy to follow instructions with clear beginner strategies that make sense. I have won a fee game online by Listening to the material and employing the fundamentals.

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  • Jay Bolton
  • 08-02-2021

Great organized book chess.

It provides the basic rules, basic terminology and the fundamentals you need to play the game and help you win. I'm really glad I have this book because it reminds me of how to play. I haven't played since I was in middle school. I found it extremely helpful.

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  • Rosie Bradley
  • 06-02-2021

Very informative Audiobook

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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  • Anthony Sinclair
  • 06-02-2021

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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