100 Easy Checkmates

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With no chess notation, this is a great book for beginning players, especially children. These easy one and two-move checkmates are not only fun, but also great training tools. Set up for quick learning, the author presents one hundred basic mating situations in large-sized, easy-to-understand diagrams. You are asked to solve the mate, and then shown how to solve the problem using plain words. Both challenging and fun, this practical guide is great for all beginning players. 144...

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With no chess notation, this is a great book for beginning players, especially children. These easy one and two-move checkmates are not only fun, but also great training tools. Set up for quick learning, the author presents one hundred basic mating situations in large-sized, easy-to-understand diagrams. You are asked to solve the mate, and then shown how to solve the problem using plain words. Both challenging and fun, this practical guide is great for all beginning players. 144 pages

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  • ISBN-13: 9781580421218
  • Publisher: Cardoza
  • Publication date: 10/1/2003
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 8.68 (h) x 0.43 (d)

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  • Posted February 16, 2009

    Great Gift for New/Younger Chess Players

    I gave this as a gift to my younger cousin (8 years old) who is just starting to get really into chess. He enjoyed sloving the puzzles. NOTE: I wouldn't recommend this for all children. They would have to really be into chess and read at a moderately high level.

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