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  • Chess for Beginners

  • The Complete Guide to Start Playing Chess, Know the Pieces and Learn the Best Strategies to Start Winning
  • By: Hallam Linwood Emmanuel
  • Narrated by: Eric Drummond
  • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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Publisher's Summary

How would your life improve if you could strengthen your foresight and planning abilities? Would you like to sharpen your problem-solving skills and improve your level of concentration at work, school, or home?

Your brain takes part in almost everything that you do. So, improving your brain functioning can enhance your ability to handle your health, finances, education, work, and your social life.

If you would like to elevate your brain power a notch, then Chess for Beginners is for you. Chess is a proven tool that helps you sharpen your mind. Not only will you have fun when playing chess, you will also develop your brain in subtle ways. You learn valuable skills for a successful life such as problem-solving, analytical thinking, memorization, and focus.

Like any game, chess can be learned just as you can learn to drive a car. Chess for Beginners is your manual to learn the fundamentals of this game. Written with the chess novice in mind, this book focuses not only on setting up the chessboard, but also on the overall approach to the game.

Most beginners are quick to start playing the game with building the right foundations. Chess for Beginners takes you step by step from setting up the chessboard, opening the game, and strategies that can help you dominate and checkmate your opponent.

Here’s more of what you’ll learn in this audiobook:

  • Beginner mistakes you should avoid
  • How to read chess games played by past and present masters (Studying after others is an excellent way to sharpen your chess skills.)
  • The legal moves every chess piece is allowed to make (This is the basics and skipping it can only lead to frustration.)
  • The meaning of a chess-winning technique called the double blow (Knowing this will enable you to spot it when your opponent tries to use it against you.)
  • The power of combinations and sacrifices
  • How to make sacrifices that give you an advantage over your opponent
  • Four opening techniques every beginner should know
  • And much, much more!

 Even if you've never played a single game of chess before, the intuitive explanations in this guide will get you started on your path to becoming a chess champion and impress your family, friends, and opponents with your chess skills.

Ready to become a chess grandmaster in half the time? Scroll to the top of the page and click the "buy now" button to get started today!

©2021 Hallam Linwood Emmanuel (P)2021 Hallam Linwood Emmanuel

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  • Kenneth L Young
  • 08-04-2021

So Good

Learning chess is challenging for me. This book was easy to understand and explained openings beginner strategies. This book is very useful to keep in hand when trying to teach yourself the game. Move sets and strategy is key and this book gives you the information need to start learning and mastering the game.

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  • John A Wyman
  • 08-04-2021

exceptional guide forever

This audio book gives you a wonderful insight into the mind of one of the greatest Grandmasters of all time. Definitely great listening and adding to your collection. I love the way he applies chess rules on everyday life. I highly recommend this audio book!

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  • Virgie J Turner
  • 08-04-2021

Easy to follow instructions.

This quick Listen will get you started with a decent foundation. 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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  • Christina G Crenshaw
  • 08-04-2021

This audiobook was incredibly interesting

Absolutely love this audiobook. You will learn Chess, I will probably make this my daily morning routine to listen to. The very first thing he brought up was that Chess for Beginners, This book needs to be listened to by every young man and woman setting out into the world.

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  • Eugene S Brennan
  • 08-04-2021

Perfect voices for this book

This Chess audiobook is a great heard!! Highly recommend it for someone interested in this way of life.I agree. A really great audiobook! The audiobook is about Chess, The audiobook will give you the right tools to Understand, Perfect for anyone new to Champions’ Strategies!!

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  • Maude B Watson
  • 08-04-2021

Perfectly done!!

I really appreciate this audiobook for Beginners. There's much more I have to learn from it even after I've listened to it, The audiobook will help you, This is the perfect Chess for Beginners, If you're looking for a concise book to start with your journey, I would recommend this audiobook to my friends and I enjoyed it.

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  • Jill M Eastman
  • 08-04-2021

Recommend Listening

This audiobook has helped with The Ultimate Chess, It is a very good book and I am feeling very happy because I was in search of the Champions’ Strategies. It works for me and it is simple and Definitely a book to replaying and over! It has been a great help to me!!

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  • Tony J Hall
  • 08-04-2021

An excellent hear!!

Excessively basic anyway it gives us an incredible The Ultimate Chess, This audiobook was very simple to listen to and understand. I wanted to listen to this audiobook because I thought it was about The Ultimate Chess. I love this book so far. I have learned so much from learning this audiobook.

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  • Arthur C Ortiz
  • 08-04-2021

I am very pleased to listen

It's a great audiobook to know about The Ultimate Chess, Great new advice Chess for Beginners, This audiobook was very simple to listen to, It is one of the best audible! Love it! Thank you to Justice Morales,

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  • Clark M Dennis
  • 08-04-2021

Preparation is important!!

I feel like I get something out of every piece. This book is truly one of the best Ultimate Chess! This book is great for those who want to follow the Champions’ Strategies. It was an amazing and great experience to have listened,

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  • Isabella J Chadwick
  • 07-04-2021

Five Stars

This is the most helpful chess book I have listen so far, as it has grounded all of my moves in solid methodology. Absolutely the only book I'd recommend to anyone wanting to learn to play chess. I've recommended this book. This book really helps with my chess skills.

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  • Brandon L Bond
  • 07-04-2021

Absolutely amazing book

I found this book is a complete training of Chess, very easy, very precise and good chance of learning more about this game. In short for beginners this book is a complete package.

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  • Evie M May
  • 07-04-2021

A complete package

Many books on openings, either too simplified or too detailed for intermediate players.
This gives the concepts behind the openings and the most popular variations of each in easy to follow
explanations.

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  • Cerys M Gibbons
  • 07-04-2021

Basic Ideas

This book is very useful in the way it details every exact move to make in each of the methods it contains. The book does all of this well. It is very rational and easy to follow. Highly recommended to get one started. Very happy with this purchase.

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  • Oscar S Bell
  • 07-04-2021

Thanks to Author

This book makes learning, and understanding. So far, using the suggestions in this book, I've been able to win 50% of my games.Great book for Chess beginners. Lots of useful stratgy information, and the illustrations are excellent.

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  • Daisy E Lane
  • 07-04-2021

Complete information

This is a good book for that, and for a first chess book after you learn the rules. Decent and good book.Love this book. This book really helped me understand the game better. Glad I bought it.

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  • Gracie M Mann
  • 07-04-2021

Stunning book

I bought this book in order to teach myself how to play chess. The explanations are very clear and thorough and do not skip steps by assuming any prior knowledge .Very complete and easy to follow guide to chess. I gave it 5 stars! I'm learning lots from this book.

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  • Cerys A Woodward
  • 07-04-2021

Happy with it

I recommend this book to anyone interested in learning chess. Top of the line! Recommended to every one who loves chess. Very well thought out and presented clearly for the beginning leaner of chess. Recommended. Great book for learning!

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  • Ellie T Reed
  • 07-04-2021

Best chess book

The book was a gift and the recipient is very pleased with the book. This book is a fabulous introduction to chess. In addition to the practical, it also includes some historical and trivial information which makes learning the game that much more fun.

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  • Owen M Horton
  • 07-04-2021

Awesome !

This is the perfect book for beginners looking to learn the rules and some basic tactical information on the game. It's a good book to introduce a young mind to the beauty of Chess, and might even lead to a career in international tournament play. Recommended.

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