You know that chess is perhaps the most enjoyable--and challenging--game in the world. For those who play, chess provides a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rule--or improve beyond feeling like a pawn? Don't cry checkmate just yet. In this updated and revised guide, you get:
- An introduction to chess pieces--Pawn, Knight, Bishop, Rook, Queen, and King--and a complete, easy-to-follow explanation of all the rules.
- Ways to castle your King as soon as possible.
- Helpful hints to protect your pieces from capture--and capture your opponent's pieces.
- Guidance on understanding when it's time to attack and when it's crucial to defend.