Электронная книга: James Eade «Chess For Dummies»

Chess For Dummies

Your quick and easy guide to chess Kings, queens, knights—does chess seem like a royal pain to grasp? Taking the intimidation out of this age-old pastime, Chess For Dummies, 4th Edition is here to help beginners wrap their minds around the rules of the game, make sense of those puzzling pieces, and start playing chess like a champ. From using the correct chess terminology to engaging in the art of the attack, you'll get easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations that demystify the game—and give you an extra edge. Chess isn't a game you can master—it's an activity that requires patience, strategy, and constant learning. But that's all part of the fun and challenge! Whether you're playing chess online, in a tournament, or with a family member or friend, this hands-on guide gets you familiar with the game and its components, giving you the know-how to put the principles of play into action from the opening to the endgame. Grasp the principles of play and the nuances of each phase of the game Familiarize yourself with the pieces and the board Pick the perfect chess board and set Know each of the pieces and their powers If you find yourself in a stalemate before you even begin a game, this friendly book helps you put your chess foot forward!

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James Eade

James Eade (born March 23 1957) is a chess master, chess politician, chess tournament organizer and chess book publisher. He holds the title of FIDE Master. He is best known for his book "Chess for Dummies" which is one of the best selling chess books of all time. He was a member of the Policy Board of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1996 to 1999. He has served as American Zone President of FIDE, the World Chess Federation, from 2000 to 2002, and has been a Trustee of the U. S. Chess Trust since 2000. He is their current Treasurer. He is a past President of CalChess (the Northern California Chess Association), The Kolty Chess for Youth Foundation (a 501(c)-3 charity), and the Chess Journalists of America. He is a former editor and publisher of both the CalChess Journal and the Golden Gate Chess News.

He organized a number of FIDE futurities and round-robins in the 1990s. He organized the 1995 Pan Pacific International Chess Tournament, the strongest chess tournament ever held in San Francisco, won by Viktor Korchnoi, and the 1996 Hall of Fame tournament, won by Lubomir Kavalek.

As a player, he is a solid master, rated 2320 by FIDE. Politically, he is a controversial person. He and Tom Dorsch took on the US chess establishment, claiming that the USCF was being mismanaged and misgoverned into insolvency. Eade was one of three Northern Californians (with Mark Pinto and Neil Falconer) to bail the USCF out when it could not afford to send a team to the Chess Olympiads.

Eade wrote an article for "Chess Life" making the case for chess in the Olympic Games. He pointed out that chess was already in the African Games, the Asian Games, and the Central American Games, and that recognition by National Olympic Committees had led to hundreds of thousands of dollars in new contributions to chess. This led some to falsely charge him with being pro drug testing, which is hardly the case. Eade simply maintained that drug testing, a fact of life in the Olympics, is a small price to pay for the right to represent your country overseas.

He lives in Menlo Park, California, where he continues to teach and write about chess.__NOTOC__

Books

Books written by James Eade

*Chess for Dummies ISBN 0-7645-5003-9
*The Chess Player's Bible : Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game ISBN 0-7641-5787-6
*San Francisco 1995 ISBN 1-886040-19-2
*Schach Fur Dummies ISBN 3-527-70221-0
*Xadrez: para Leigos ISBN 85-354-0095-8

Books Published by James Eade and his Hypermodern Press

*Modern Chess Brilliancies (Great Literature Series) by Larry Evans ISBN 1-886040-11-7
*The Chess of Bobby Fischer (Great Literature Series) by Robert E. Burger ISBN 1-886040-12-5
*The Bobby Fischer I Knew & Other Stories by Arnold Denker and Larry Parr ISBN 1-886040-18-4
*The Unconventional King's Indian defense (Competitive Chess Series) by John L. Watson ISBN 1-886040-10-9
*The Big Book of Combinations Eric Schiller 1995 ISBN 1-886040-14-1
*The Big Book of Busts John Watson & Eric Schiller 1995 ISBN 1-886040-13-3

External links

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* [http://www.uschess.org/msa/MbrDtlMain.php?10001455 US Tournament Record for James Eade]
* [http://www.chessgames.com/player/jim_eade.html The Chess Games of Jim Eade]
* [http://journals.aol.com/jimeade/JimEadesWeblog Jim Eade's Chess Journal]

Источник: James Eade

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