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I have severe dyslexia which means that for the majority of chess books I find it very difficult to accurately read games (although having a board does help). My favorite chess book when I was younger was Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess (which I am sure many of you have picked up at one time or another); its visual style really appealed to someone with my particular difficulties. Is there a series of chess books, or an author/website which uses a similar purely visual method to tackle the more in-depth aspects of chess?

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Have you ever tried any chess DVDs (e.g. from Chessbase) as more visual alternatives to books? –  ETD Nov 5 '12 at 13:16
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That's a great suggestion! Thanks. –  Totero Nov 5 '12 at 13:56
    
BTW Chess.com has tons of video lessons of very high quality. –  Robert Kaucher Nov 20 '12 at 1:38
    
+1 for Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess. That was my first Chess book, and I also thought it was very well-done. –  BryceAtNetwork23 Nov 11 '13 at 18:37

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Since you have yet to receive any answers involving books, perhaps my earlier comment may serve as an actual answer: these days, for those like yourself working through obstacles like severe dyslexia, there is an ever-growing body of video-based chess instruction materials that could be well-suited visual alternatives to typical chess book fare.

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I was hoping for some visual books but this gives me a thinly veiled excuse to get a tablet. Thanks. –  Totero Nov 19 '12 at 14:43

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