I rarely see a 1910's book. How interesting! This's a simple book. I think it's the most useful for chess-beginners. Though you're a skillful chess-player, let's check and consult it. Why not!
With more than 50 photographs and 230 diagrams, Chess for Beginners is a unique and matchless self-teaching authority. In concise language and with clear pictures, Al Horowitz provides all the information the beginner needs to know to play an intelligent chess game. Chess for Beginners is ideal for everyone who wants to learn the game of chess quickly and with as little difficulty as possible.
Chess for Beginners covers the fundamentals of chess from setting up the board and the movements of the pieces to playing your first game, including plenty of tips for strategy and tactics and hints on opening and closing games. Horowitz also discusses the rules for formal play and chess notation and discusses the comparative values of the chessmen.
The daily chess column in The Times is the game's most widely read article in Britain. A regular part of the coverage is the Winning Move feature. In these puzzles, the player whose move it is has a knockout blow available to beat the opposition. This book contains the pick of Winning Move.