Paperbacks (2 books), 610 pages combined!
Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids is the perfect introduction to basic chess tactics for children aged 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, this fun and instructive workbook combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles. Volume 2 is slightly more advanced than Volume 1, its aim is to further develop a student's tactical skills.
The main part of each book consists of exercise sheets with more than 1000 positions, covering mates in one or two moves, and simple tactics such as forks, pins, and discovered checks. There are also over 100 pages of additional material with names like Lilys Puzzlers, Combo Mombo, Kirils Kontest, Whos The Goof, and Switcheroos, as well as word searches and chess mazes.
These books can be studied by itself or used as a supplement to the author's earlier works: Winning Chess Strategy For Kids and Winning Chess Exercises For Kids. Taken together, they make a complete course of instruction for the aspiring 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: 978-1-895525-11-3 & 978-1-895525-19-9, Chess'n Math Association
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