Table of contents for Chess for dummies / by James Eade.

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Part I: Laying the Groundwork.
Chapter 1: Setting Up the Board.
Chapter 2: The Pieces and Their Powers.
Part II: Getting Past the Rules.
Chapter 3: The Elements of Chess.
Chapter 4: Tactics: Hand-to-Hand Combat.
Chapter 5: Sacrifices: When It's Better to Give Than to Receive.
Chapter 6: Mating and Mating Patterns.
Chapter 7: Pattern Recognition.
Chapter 8: Strategy: The Principles of Play.
Chapter 9: Special Moves (The Ones That Start All the Arguments).
Part III: Let the Play Begin.
Chapter 10: The Opening: First Things First.
Chapter 11: The Middlegame: What Do I Do Now?
Chapter 12: The Endgame: Can I Go Home Now?
Chapter 13: Chess Etiquette (Why Was He So Mad at Me?).
Part IV: Who to Play, When, Where, and How.
Chapter 14: Competitive Chess (Is There Any Other Kind?).
Chapter 15: Computer Chess.
Chapter 16: Chess Online.
Chapter 17: Chess Notation (What the Heck Does Nf4 Mean?).
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: The Ten Most Famous Chess Games.
Chapter 19: The Ten Best Players of All Time.
Chapter 20: The Ten Most Common Chess Openings.
Chapter 21: The Ten Best Chess Resources.
Appendix A: A Glossary of Chess.
Appendix B: International Chess Notation.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Chess