Chess is a refreshing pastime for most players, and an all-encompassing obsession for a few. And yet much of chess literature is heavy on notation, low on useful illustrations, frustrating for the beginner's is directed at those already in the know. Knack Chess for Everyone provides an alternative: a clear, understandable, and fun entry into chess that doesn't ignore the complexities and challenges. Photographs of actual game boards, often paired with a diagram, represent the perspective of the player looking at the pieces. The book clearly explains the rules of play and movement of pieces, and then gradually introduces various tactics and strategies.