Since its first publication in 1950, The Right Way to Play Chess has taught chess to generations of beginners, taking them to the standard expected of good club players.
It gives full details of exactly how to play the game, explains basic theory and includes many examples of play.There are separate chapters on the openings, middle and end games, plus a chapter of master games which illustrate how styles of play have changed over the years.
Fully revised and updated by chess expert Richard James, a new chapter shows how to encourage and teach children to play the game.
David Pritchard was involved in the world of chess for over sixty years.He took part in ten British Championship finals between 1959 and 1978. The author of numerous chess and games books, David was also President of the Chess Variants Society.
Richard James played tournament chess at county level, has been teaching chess to school children for over thirty years and runs the interactive website ChessKIDS Academy. He received the British (now English) Chess Federation President's Award in 1996.