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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 June 1st 2005 by Thinkers' Press (first published June 1st 2000)
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Feb 12, 2016 Randy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Exactly what the title suggests - a very good second book for improving chess players. Filled in a lot of gaps in my knowledge created when I skipped over the very basic stuff I thought I already knew. That is probably true of a lot of us weaker chess players - we want to be better, faster, and have the intellect to read heavier material, which, if it's well written we think will make us better. But there is no point reading a good book on quantum mechanics if you are still having trouble counti ...more
May 06, 2012 Eric rated it really liked it
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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
Dec 27, 2013 York rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Quite a fun read. No wonder the author is called "the best tutor for chess beginners"!
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