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Prepare with Chess Strategy

By Alexey W. Root

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Format: Paperback, 130 pages
Published In: United States, 01 April 2016
Do you want to become a better chess player? A more proficient chess teacher? If so, then Dr. Alexey Root s Prepare With Chess Strategy is for you. Building on the Boy Scouts of America s Chess merit badge pamphlet, Dr. Root uses multiple examples to explain and reinforce the concepts introduced in that pamphlet.Prepare With Chess Strategy is a step-by-step guide to help beginner- to intermediate-level players learn the common elements of chess strategy, such as Force, Space, Time, and Pawn Structure. Scouts and other players can practice chess with the book s exercises and test themselves with its end-of-chapter quizzes. Merit badge counselors, chess coaches, and teachers will find this book a valuable resource for their own lessons and workshops. Prepare With Chess Strategy to achieve your chess goals!"

About the Author

Alexey Root has a Ph.D. in education from UCLA and is a senior lecturer at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), teaching education courses that explore the uses of chess. A tournament chess player since age nine, she was the U.S. Women's Champion in 1989. After the introduction of the Chess merit badge in 2011, Dr. Root became a Boy Scouts of America merit badge counselor. She conducts chess workshops and tournaments at the National Scouting Museum. Dr. Root's six previous books include Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators (2006) and Thinking With Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14 (2012).

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If you are a Scout or if you just want to be prepared, we can recommend Prepare With Chess Strategy. Chess Life Kids, June 2016

EAN: 9781936277698
ISBN: 1936277697
Publisher: Mongoose Press
Dimensions: 20.32 x 13.46 x 0.76 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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