Skip to Main Content

About The Book

Build new chess skills and practice key tactics with these 500 entertaining, beginner chess exercises so you can improve your game.

For new chess enthusiasts who are eager to practice and grow their skills, Beginner Chess Puzzles has hundreds of puzzles to up your game!

500 puzzles take you through all aspects of the game—from openings and middlegame strategies to endgame moves that will take you to checkmate. Including the basic rules and instructions on how to play the puzzles, Beginner Chess Puzzles takes you through all the must-know motifs with puzzles to practice each. “Workout” sections throughout include puzzles that practice any of the skills learned up to that point; without additional information, players must detect which motifs need to be deployed—much like an actual chess game.

Clear chessboard diagrams allow players to picture every puzzle, and the detailed answer key lets players check their work and ensure they come up with the best solution. Allowing new players to improve skills on their own, offline, and in a take-anywhere format, Beginner Chess Puzzles is the perfect gift for chess fanatics of any age.

About The Author

Martin Bennedik is an international correspondence chess master and the founder of Since launching in 2016, has become one of the most popular sites for online chess. In addition to housing hundreds of thousands of chess puzzles with annotated solutions, the site offers a premium membership including Puzzle Academy wherein users receive customized training programs based on their tactical strengths and weaknesses. A chess club player and freelance .NET developer, Bennedik has also collaborated with chess grandmaster and world champion Magnus Carlsen on the popular puzzles and training app, Play Magnus. He lives in Frankfurt, Germany.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Adams Media (December 19, 2024)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781507223048

Browse Related Books

Resources and Downloads

High Resolution Images