The Complete Chess Course From Beginning To Winning Chess! (2016)

The Complete Chess Course From Beginning To Winning Chess! (2016)

Book One – The Basic Rules of Chess

How the Pieces Move

Check and Checkmate


Additional Powers of the Pawn

How the Moves Are Recorded

Relative Values of the Chess Pieces

How Games Are Drawn

Book Two – The Nine Bad Moves

Neglecting Development of Your Pieces

Exposing Your King to Attack

Making Too Many Queen Moves in the Opening

Grabbing Pawns Thoughtlessly

Weakening Your Castled Position

Getting Pinned

Failing to Guard against Captures

Underestimating Your Opponent’s Threats

Losing a Won Game

Book Three – How to Play the White Pieces

How to Control the Center

How to Exploit Your Superior Development

How to Exploit Your Superior Mobility

How to Exploit Black’s Premature Opening Up of the Position

How to Exploit Black’s Premature Counterattack

How to Exploit Black’s Weakening Pawn Moves5

How to Exploit Black’s Errors of Judgment

Opening Mistakes White Should Avoid

Book Four - How to Play the Black Pieces

How to Exploit White’s Weaknesses

How to Seize the Initiative

How to Play against Gambits

How to Defend against a Powerful Attack

How to Seize the Attack

Opening Mistakes Black Should Avoid

Book Five – How to Win When You’re Ahead

Superior Force Should Win!

The Power of Pawn Promotion

King and Pawn Endings

Endgames with a Piece Ahead

Endgames with the Exchange Ahead

Rook and Pawn Endings

Endings with Minor Pieces

Sundry Endings

How to Simplify into a Won Ending

Exceptions: Material Advantage Doesn’t Always Win

Beware of Overconfidence!

Book Six – How to Fight Back

Counterattack – How to Meet the Crisis

Resourceful Defense – How to Simplify

Half a Point Is Better than None

The Defense Fumbles

How to Fight Back: Practical Examples

Point of No Return

Book Seven – How to Play the e-pawn Openings

Center Game

Danish Gambit

Bishop’s Opening

Vienna Game

King’s Gambit

King’s Gambit Declined

Falkbeer Counter Gambit

Latvian Counter Gambit

Philidor’s Defense

Petroff’s Defense

Scotch Game

Ponziani Opening

Hungarian Defense

Giuoco Piano

Evans Gambit

Two Knights’ Defense

Max Lange Attack

Four Knights’ Game (including Three Knights’ Game)

Ruy Lopez

French Defense

Sicilian Defense

Caro-Kann Defense

Alekhine’s Defense

Scandinavian Defense

Nimzovich Defense

Pirc Defense

Book Eight – How to Play the d-pawn Openings

Queen’s Gambit Declined

Albin Counter Gambit

Queen’s Gambit Accepted

Miscellaneous Double d-pawn Openings

Nimzo-Indian Defense

Queen’s Indian Defense

King’s Indian Defense

Grünfeld Defense

Blumenfeld Counter Gambit

Budapest Defense

Benoni Defense

Dutch Defense

Réti Opening

Catalan System

English Opening

Bird’s Opening