Chess enthusiasts can find out where they stand in terms of chess mastery by facing off against 20 of the world's top players with this guide. Looking closely at complete games played by the experts inspires players to form new ideas about their overall strategy. Daniel King based 'How good is your chess?' on his popular Chess Monthly column. His format asks readers to predict their opponent's moves. In addition to helping players judge their standard of play, it gives them opportunities for improvement by working out and studying the plans and ideas of the best players in the game.