by Irving Chernev and Fred Reinfeld
Winning Chess is a truly classic chess book, beloved of chess-mad teenagers since it was first published in 1970, updated and repackaged in algebraic format. Written in lively, conversational style by two prolific and popular chess authors, it is aimed at players who have gone past the beginner stage and want to take their game to a whole new level. Its imaginative themes and instructional method are timeless, and the whole book is shot through with fun and humour.
About the authors
Irving Chernev (1900–1981) was a Russian–American chess author who wrote over 20 books, including the bestselling Invitation to Chess and Logical Chess: Move By Move.
Fred Reinfeld (1910–1964) was a well-known and prolific chess writer, whose writing is well known for its deceptive simplicity and clarity, tinged with warmth and humour.
Extent: 240 pages
Illustrations: 200 chessboard diagrams