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					    CHESS BOOKS FROM THE LEEDS JUNIOR CHESS ASSOCIATION                                                      Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive
                                                                                                             delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle
                    NB All profits go towards the funding of the LJCA                                        your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The
                                www.leedsjuniorchess.org.uk                                                  illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that
                                                                                                             experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognising frequently-
                                                                                                             occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and
                                                                                                most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres.
             With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of      Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise
             chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of    a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame
             chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The        tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
             lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet       Chess Tactics for Kids makes improving easy and fun, and is full of helpful explanations
             alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed grand-alligator of chess. Chess is recognized    on how to approach chess games with confidence - and success.
             in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children.
Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules
themselves are straightforward. It doesn't take long to learn how the pieces move, and
even children as young as five can enjoy exciting games. They will also thoroughly enjoy                   An inexpensive 82-page booklet by experienced chess teachers explaining the
outwitting friends and relatives! • 112 pages, hardcover                                                   basic principles of the opening. Ideal for youngsters, with lots of diagrams and
                                                                                                           cartoons. In fact, it's ideal for children of all ages.



           Containing the author's "Checkmate" teaching method and a comic story,
           "Goofy in the Land of Chess", this is a children's guide to learning chess. Also
           featured in the text are activities, quiz questions and "Play and Win!" tests to
           reinforce learning.
                                                                                                           This book tells you about the heart of chess - the middlegame - in a format
                                                                                                           designed for young players. It uses a large clear type and is illsutrated
                                                                                                           throughout with many chess diagrams and cartoons. You will learn how to
                                                                                                           think about your position, how to spot tactics and work out combinations of
                                                                                                           moves, and how to make a plan for all your pieces • 74 pages
           Despite the title this best-selling book is not just for children wanting to beat
           adults - it might just as well as be titled How to Beat Your Children At Chess.
           As in most competitive games and sports, the all-important way to improve is
           to practice against someone who is slightly better than you are. That
           'someone' might be a 'something' - a computer! This book will help you make
           the best of this strategy. Lots of good advice on beating a stronger player.                    An inexpensive 53-page booklet by experienced chess teachers explaining the
Makes improving easy and fun. Includes the '50 Deadly Checkmates'! Note on the author:                     basic principles of the endgame. Ideal for youngsters, with lots of diagrams
he's a world-class grandmaster with an enviable playing record against Garry Kasparov -                    and line drawings. Great value!
two wins, no draws, no losses!

				
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