Published in 1474, this is the first book on chess ever published and one of the first books ever published anywhere in Europe on any subject. Naturally, chess players will want to read this book. However, be forewarned that there are no cleaver opening traps in this book. It provides no ways to do in your next opponent. But the subject is definitely chess. The actions of the king, queen, bishop, knight, rook and pawn are all in this book. The history of the game of chess is described.