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Chess! Lessons From a Grandmaster

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This enhanced Book introduces children and beginners to the magnificent game of chess. Written by a Grandmaster and his student, readers systemically learn how to move the pieces, opening principles, and basic chess strategy. The book demonstrates the educational value of chess using imagination, focus, and problem solving.

Highlights of this book include:
● Hundreds of interactive diagrams that allow the reader to swipe through chess moves.
● 8 chapters covering material from moving the pieces to endgame principles.
● Clear, simple language that both children and adults can easily comprehend.

“It is written in a simple manner that will appeal to a diverse group of people at any age.”
- BJ Armstrong, Former NBA Player for the World Champion Chicago Bulls

“An excellent handbook in which a grandmaster and former US Champion shares the foundation of his skill and technical knowledge. It builds a mathematical understanding of chess and explains to the beginner the logic behind each move.”
-  Alex Onischuk, 2006 US Champion

“Splendid! At last a beginner’s resource book.”
- Former World Champion Anatoly Karpov


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Customer Reviews

Creative educational book for students.

This book has all the ingredients for developing a method of thinking. It is able to teach, challenge and motivate the reader to keep learning and mastering this eternal game. Through chess the book teaches math, geometry and cleverly keeps the reader hooked by presenting puzzles with gradual increase in difficulty. I love the way the book demonstrates the importance of history to children through explaining famous games played by past chess champions. The authors clearly understand how to build excitement through learning.

Fantastic interactive chess book

This book manages to be informative and fun at the same time. The book is very clear, has tons of content and is very well put together. Highly recommended for anyone looking to learn chess.

Comprehensive yet simple

I love this book, have never really mastered chess but was eager to learn. This book makes that simple and is also enjoyable. Explanations are simple to understand and make sense.
I highly recommend it, although I am a beginner, I suspect because of the detailed nature, it will be suitable for advanced players as well.

Chess! Lessons From a Grandmaster
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  • $9.99
  • Level: Grades 1-17
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Games
  • Published: Dec 21, 2012
  • Publisher: Shulman & Sethi
  • Seller: Yury Shulman
  • Print Length: 220 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.0
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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