Publisher: New in Chess, 2011, Pages: 160, Paperback
Learn How to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
If you want to amaze your friends with your chess skills, this is exactly the book you have been looking for. To become one of the best chess players in your school you need to play Power Moves, winning tactics that require thinking ahead.
But how do you find Power Moves? Experienced chess trainer Charles Hertan will show you and help you to become a very dangerous player!
• You will learn how to weed out silly moves and just consider a few important ones.
• You will learn how to start seeing great moves you never thought of before.
• You will learn the two easiest ways to think one-and-a-half moves ahead:
1. Takes Takes Bang!
2. Check Moves Bang!
Charles Hertan introduces the four main characters who will help you to learn these basic skills: Zort (a teenaged computer from the planet Zugszwang), the Dinosaurs, Power Chess Kids and the Chess Professor. The most complete and fun kids book ever on learning how to win games!
Charles Hertan is a FIDE master from Massachusetts who has been teaching kids formore than thirty years. He has written a chess book for advanced players called Forcing Chess Moves: the Key to Better Calculation, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Chess Book of the Year Award and won the ChessCafe Book of the Year Award.