I coach the high school chess team and most of my players arrive in grade 9 with little or no knowledge of the game. I recommend this title to all of them. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Tom Gartshore
This is the second time I buy this book. Twenty years ago it transformed me from a bad chess player to a sometimes okay chess player. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Sherif Laoun
If you have only played a few games of chess and are looking to better your skill, this book is a great start. Everything is explained in easy to follow diagrams. Read morePublished on Jan. 5 2012 by J. Gregory
Great to keep in your pocket or bag because it's a simple problem and answer book, you can pull it out and do just one page at a time if you like. Read morePublished on Nov. 14 2011 by Derek Gray
The book uses a lot of space to cover very little stuff. Get 1001 Brilliant Checkmates by Reinfeld. The book's title makes it seem like you get good quality lessons when it is just... Read morePublished on July 14 2004
The book never mentions for what level this book is intended for but only beginners and novices will benefit from this book. Read morePublished on July 11 2004 by "bgc4"
A book of simple, easy to find checkmates. How to Beat Your Dad at Chess was better. The book called "Simple Checkmates" even better yet. Read morePublished on July 11 2004
As a chess teacher I find this book next to useless. A lot of space for almost no material to cover for students.Published on July 8 2004 by J. E. Edwards