Everyones 2nd Chessbook
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Everyones 2nd Chessbook

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A revised edition of the best-selling Everyone's 2nd Chessbook, by National Master Dan Heisman. Heisman has produced many winning students, and now he can help you, too! Packed with sound advice, real games, photos of players, the light-hearted artwork should lighten your load. You will discover how to play better as well as how to keep parents, or mentors, from having a h...more
Paperback, 124 pages
Published May 20th 2005 by Thinkers' Press (first published June 1st 2000)
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May 06, 2012 Eric rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Snagged a copy of this from the library - it's primarily geared towards parents or instructors of young, beginning chess players. A role I'm currently filling.

The descriptions of chess ability levels are spot on with what I'm seeing in my kids, and the book has given me a few ideas on how to help them progress from where they currently are. That's actually what this book is best at: giving you maxims and guidelines on how to improve, not a ton of variations or annotated games. (Though there is a...more
This is a great book for chess parents and teachers, particularly those who are teaching youngsters. The author discusses several topics that I have not seen anywhere else. These topics are about how people learn chess, and the levels of chess knowledge rather than about technical aspects of the game.

The concepts presented include chess vision, thoroughly knowing the rules, playing according to principles that suit the situation, and the etiquette of chess play. The author shows how to build che...more
Quite a fun read. No wonder the author is called "the best tutor for chess beginners"!
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