Prepare with Chess Strategy
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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).
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
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