Chess for Schools: How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

Publication Date: 1 Oct. 1998
Gambit Books

ISBN 9781901983050

Format: Hardback

29.95 29.95 AUD


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This is not just a book for kids - for ‘Dad’ read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.