One of the longest established, yet still most innovative, introductory chess manuals.

Lasker's masterwork has already provided a generation of aspiring chess players with an entertaining course in the basics of mastering chess. This new edition has been typeset in algebraic notation and edited by John Nunn, making it the definitive chess teaching manual.

- Interactive chess exercises
- Superb examples by some of the all-time greats
- Written by a man who played chess at the highest level

Lasker takes the reader through an interactive chess adventure: the reward for a correct answer is to proceed to the next concept; otherwise the reader is told why the answer is wrong, and encouraged to try again. All aspects of chess are covered, from the rules of the game through to advanced play.