Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
Hello everyone. Sorry I haven't been posting lately. I recently read a book titled Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess. This book is for beginners and intermediate players who would like to learn and improve the concept of checkmate. It includes everything a player has to know about checkmate. In this blog I will include excerpts of the book and my opinion.
(Excerpt from Ch.1 pg.20)
"THE OBJECT OF CHESS"
"The object of Chess is to attack the enemy King in such a way that it cannot escape capture. Once this is done the King is "chechmated" and the game is terminated. Therefore, whenever a King is under attack ("check"), it must escape that attack befor the game can go on.
"Consider the following position: