At last a beginners Resource for Learning Chess! This book is an excellent educational guide to understanding this magnificent game enjoyed throughout the world since the 7th century AD. The book is written by the 2008 US Chess Champion and his student systematically laying out the foundation of their technical knowledge. Each chapter builds on previous knowledge helping the reader to advance the depth and scope of their understanding. This solid foundation reflects in an increase in their chess rating and begins a love for this century old game.