LOGICAL CHESS: MOVE BY MOVE
Chernev, Batsford, 1998, p. 256
Having learnt the basic moves, how exactly should a player improve? In this much loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, telling the reader the reason for every single move. Playing through these games and explanations gives a real insight into the power of the pieces and how to post them most effectively.
The late Irving Chernev is known as one of the most prolific and highly regarded writes on chess. A strong player in his own right, he had a unique gift of explaining chess in a lucid and entertaining style.
"The novice who plays through Logical Chess can learn an ocean of basic chess wisdom" - Leonard Barden