Prepare with Chess Strategy. Click to learn more.

Prepare with Chess Strategy

Author: Alexey W. Root

Price: $8.99 Kindle, $11.95 Paperback

Length: 130 pages

Release Date: April 15, 2016

Book Description: 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.


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Thinking with Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14

Author: Alexey W. Root

Price: $8.69 Kindle, $15.95 Hardcover

Length: 84 pages

Release Date: November 16, 2012

Book Description: What's the best way to teach chess to children? Thinking with Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14 is a handbook for teachers, librarians, after-school instructors, chess coaches, counselors, and parents that requires no prior knowledge of the game. Both novices and veteran chess players can use its innovative lesson plans for teaching groups of children.


Chess is Child's Play. Click to learn more.

Chess is Child's Play: Teaching Techniques That Work

Author: Laura Sherman & Bill Kilpatrick

Price: $10.49 Kindle, $19.95 Hardcover

Length: 304 pages

Release Date: April 16, 2012

Book Description: Chess educators Laura Sherman and Bill Kilpatrick have created an easy, step-by-step method for teaching chess that parents of all skill levels can use to teach children of any age. You don't have to know how to play in order to use the system. This book will teach you the game, while showing you how to teach your child to play. You will learn together.


Chess Camp Volume 7: Opening Tactics. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 7: Opening Tactics

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: May 16, 2012

Book Description: The seventh volume in this series, Opening Tactics, sets problems in more lifelike conditions, as they arise from standard openings and the winning tactical idea is not given away. Thus, the student will: 1) enhance his or her ability to think independently in real positions; 2) start to absorb typical themes from the chess openings; and 3) learn the need to take the opponent's threats into account.


Chess Camp Volume 6: Tactics in Attack and Defense. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 6: Tactics in Attack and Defense

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: May 16, 2012

Book Description: Volume 6, Tactics in Attack and Defense, presents 618 problems and exercises introducing the advancing student to more complex tactical themes such as skewers, deflection, the trapped piece, and removing the guard; and illustrating key defensive techniques including perpetual check, interposition, and the counterattack.


Chess Camp Volume 5: Two-Move Checkmates. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 5: Two-Move Checkmates

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2011

Book Description: In Two-Move Checkmates, the fifth volume in the Chess Camp series, the student will be introduced to the elements of planning, aiming at a goal beyond the current move; start to understand the need to consider the opponent's possible defenses; practice visualizing the board more than one move ahead; and discover the seemingly paradoxical idea of winning by sacrificing material.


Chess Camp Volume 4: Move, Attack, and Capture. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 4: Move, Attack, and Capture

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2011

Book Description: In this fourth volume, Elementary Endgames, the student will: 1) learn how to deliver fundamental checkmates such as a king and a rook against a lone king; 2) discover how to avoid stalemating the opposing king, and how to induce stalemate when threatened with checkmate; and 3) develop not only an understanding of concepts such as passed pawns and king opposition, but also a sense of confidence in the final phase of the game.


Chess Camp Volume 3: Checkmates with Many Pieces. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 3: Checkmates with Many Pieces

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $8.99 Kindle, $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Book Description: In Checkmates with Many Pieces, the third volume in the series, the student will: 1) find his or her way to mate in more complex positions; 2) start to learn the chess openings and their respective typical checkmating scenarios; 3) begin to apply basic tactical tools such as the pin, discovered check, and double check; and 4) see the great difference that small changes can make in a position.


Chess Camp Volume 2: Simple Checkmates. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 2: Simple Checkmates

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $8.99 Kindle, $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Book Description: The second volume in this series, Simple Checkmates, contains 618 structured problems, exercises, and fun puzzles that will help the student to: 1) learn basic checkmate patterns in the opening, middlegame, and endgame; 2) see when checkmate is imminent; and 3) understand that material isn't everything, as just a few pieces can defeat a whole opposing army.


Chess Camp Volume 1: Move, Attack, and Capture. Click to learn more.

Chess Camp Volume 1: Move, Attack, and Capture

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $11.95 Hardcover

Length: 116 pages

Release Date: December 16, 2010

Book Description: In this first volume, Move, Attack, and Capture, the student will discover how the chess pieces move; start to get a feel for the chessboard; learn to look for threats, captures, and elementary tactics; and develop an understanding of what each piece can do for his or her position, and against the opponent's.


Play Like a Girl! Click to learn more.

Play Like a Girl!: Tactics by 9Queens

Author: Jennifer Shahade

Price: $14.95 Hardcover

Length: 100 pages

Release Date: February 16, 2011

Book Description: Play Like A Girl! is a collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Chess lovers of all levels can enjoy the puzzles, as the difficulty goes all the way from one-move killer blows to deep, complex combinations. The crushing tactics in this book show that playing like a girl is something to aspire to! When you purchase Play Like a Girl!, you're also helping charity. All author royalties go to the Tucson-based non-profit organization, 9Queens.


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Gary's Adventures in Chess Country

Author: Igor Sukhin

Price: $0.99 Kindle, $23.95 Hardcover

Length: 152 pages

Release Date: February 15, 2009

Book Description: Gary's Adventures in Chess Country is designed to help children delve into the world of chess through an engaging adventure story. Spirited away by a mysterious young girl on a magic tricycle, Gary is taken to Chess Country, where he learns the rules of chess and the fundamentals of chess tactics.


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