Chandler: Chess Puzzles for Kids

Chandler: Chess Puzzles for Kids

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Autor: Chandler, Murray
Verlag: gambit
Erscheinungsjahr: 2012
Sprache: English
Buchumschlag: hardcover
Seiten: 128

This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard. Using an innovative format, each puzzle is preceded by an instructive example, illustrating an important pattern.

Each puzzle has been graded to suit a wide range of chess abilities. Beginners or younger readers will enjoy reading the basic warm-up exercises. The more experienced can wrestle with some classic puzzles, whilst at the same time learning of typical themes and killer concepts.

The final challenging chapters – Mission Impossible – are guaranteed to torment and inspire the most talented of future champions!

Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Chess Puzzles for Kids will quickly enable children to enjoy using their new-found skills to outwit friends and relatives.

Murray Chandler gained the chess grandmaster title by winning events in New York and Amsterdam. During 28 years as a professional player he has taken part in over 150 international tournaments in 32 different countries. His previous books for young players – Chess for Children (with Helen Milligan), How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids – are widely used in schools and by junior coaches.

128 pages, hardcover, 2012