Paperback, 247 pages
Winning Chess Exercises For Kids is a fun, challenging, and comprehensive workbook for players who already have a basic understanding of chess tactics. Full of original material and entertaining artwork, it's the ideal study guide for developing skill at the royal game. Parents and teachers are sure to like it too.
The main part of the book consists of 100 exercise sheets with nine diagrams each. The positions include forced checkmates, combinations that win material, defensive and general strategic problems, as well as endgames. The extensive solution pages give detailed analysis of both correct and incorrect moves. Important concepts are explained in clear and simple language.
Although it can be used independently, this book was designed as a companion to the author's Winning Chess Strategy For Kids and Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids. Taken together, they provide a complete course of instruction for the aspiring young player.
About the Author
Jeff Coakley is a nationally rated chess master and one of Canada's leading coaches. He has taught chess for over 25 years, in Toronto, throughout Atlantic Canada, and on the internet. Many of his students have been national champions and have competed successfully in international youth events. He is also the editor of Scholar's Mate magazine and an active organiser of scholastic chess tournaments.
ISBN: 978-1-895525-10-6, Chess'n Math Association
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