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Improve Your Chess in 7 Days

Gary Lane



ISBN: 9780713490503

Price: £12.99

Publication date: 2 June 2007

Category: Chess

No time to study but want to win more chess games? "Improve Your Chess in 7 Days" is packed with practical tips, hints on how to improve, learn from the champions and find out how to beat them – in just a week. With one short chapter for each day of the week, the book is ideal for social chess players and includes a sprinkling of chess cartoons to keep you smiling as you read :

Day 1 – So You Want to be Good?

Day 2 – Understanding the Openings

Day 3 – Strategy versus Tactics

Day 4 – Creating the Attack

Day 5 – Avoiding Blunders

Day 6 – Mastering the Ending

Day 7 – The Art of Swindling


With comments and advice after each move, this is as clear a guide to improving your chess as you will ever need.


Gary Lane is a well known author and chess player. He learned to play at the age of 8 when his brother taught him the moves but when Gary started winning the brother took up fishing as a hobby.
A well known coach for junior and senior chess champions he has written over 30 books. Some of the more popular titiles include
“Improve Your chess in 7 Days”, Sharpen Your Chess tactics in 7 Days and “Prepare to Attack”.