The rules of modern chess were born in the fifteenth century, at which time the bishop is given greater mobility and a powerful piece is incorporated, the lady, presumably in honor of Isabel I of Castile, the Catholic Queen.
The rules were first described by a young student at the University of Salamanca, Lucena, in his book Art of Chess with a hundred and fifty match games, which was published in Salamanca, around 1497. Eight centuries of teaching have been completed. the University of Salamanca, and it is time to make visible.
The path of chess, a book in which the Salamanca city and its University are linked as the space in which the first rules of modern chess were compiled.
The path of chess, written by the teacher and coach of the International Federation, Amador González de la Nava, and illustrated by a brilliant student of Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca, Paula Álvarez Rodríguez, is divided into three parts:
In the first part there is a tour of the origins of the game, which starts in India, to this day.
In the second part, the strategic and tactical principles on which the art of chess is based are presented.
In the third part, through an analysis of selected items, a study of the openings that Lucena presents in its rules.
The Way of the chess is a book thought for all the publics, big and small, that they feel curiosity, they want to learn to play or to know better the history and chess technique.
Amador González de la Nava (Salamanca, 1972), master of the International Chess Federation since 1999 and first Spanish to win the title of coach of the International Chess Federation, is Director of the Center for Technification of Castilla y León and La Rioja , and in charge of the Chess section of the Physical Education and Sports Service of the University of Salamanca.
Paula Álvarez Rodríguez is currently studying the Master of Advanced Studies in History of Contemporary Art. Since 2014 he has been participating in different exhibitions.
- Format 22 x 22 cm.
- Binding Paperback
- Pages 176
- Language Spanish
- ISBN 84-9827-060-X
- EAN-13 9788498270600
Presentación por Veselin A. Topalov | Introducción | Sistemas de anotación y otros símbolos. 1. Sistema de anotación descriptivo. 2. Sistema de anotación algebraico.
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