Chess Puzzles for Kids
This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard. Using an innovative format, every puzzle is preceded by an instructive example, illustrating an important pattern.
This chess puzzle super-challenge contains 100 fun positions to solve, ranging from encouragingly easy to mind-numbingly hard. Using an innovative format, every 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. ``Teachers, mums and dads, children who are beginners, and beginners who don`t want to stay beginners, should stop and browse here. Most of the games are recent and at the back, as if you haven`t suffered enough, are thirty test positions... an excellent Christmas present.`` - James Pratt, British Chess Magazine.
- Casa editrice Gambit
- Code 6464
- Pagine p. 128 (hardcover)