Chess detective Complete (All 5 Todd Bardwick Books)

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Chess detective Complete (All 5 Todd Bardwick Books)

7962
$76.95

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Chess Detective Complete! (All 5 Todd Bardwick titles

paperback, over 900 pages of instruction. A Blueprint for developing the Best Plan

Chess Strategy Workbook teaches you to be observant and take your time to discover the clues in chess positions, introducing many of the strategies used by chess masters in a way that is fun and easy to understand. Learn how to use the different types of chess advantages (king safety, material, piece activity, and pawn structure) to correctly evaluate the position in order to select the best move. Basic strategies for the opening, middlegame, and endgame, are covered in detail as well as pitfalls to avoid and how to think during the game. Two hundred problems with a comprehensive answer key are given at two skill levels: Basset Hound (novice to intermediate) and Chess Detective (intermediate to advanced).

National Chess Master Todd Bardwick is one of the nation's leading full-time chess instructors and runs the Chess Academy of Denver and the Rocky Mountain Chess Camps. Mr. Bardwick was the chess columnist for the Rocky Mountain News (1993-2009) and is a national columnist for Chess Life for Kids magazine.

Chess Tactics and Combinations Workbook presents hundreds of tactical patterns and combinations from significant master and grandmaster games in this book in the Chess Detective® Workbook series.

Learn the fundamentals of how to identify, execute, and defend against tactical themes to improve your game.

Cover basic tactics in detail from pins, skewers, forks, and discoveries, to more advanced tactical motifs like removing the guard, clearance, and interference.

 

 

It includes:

  • 200 problems with comprehensive answer key at two skill levels: Basset Hound (novice to intermediate) and Chess Detective (intermediate to advanced)
  • common mistakes to avoid during each phase of the game
  • how to think during the game on your time and your opponent’s time
  • chess quotes from famous chess players
  • fun and entertaining illustrations
  • Attacking the Chess King Workbook presents hundreds of attacking patterns from significant master and grandmaster games. Become a successful attacker and win more games with this book in the Chess Detective® Workbook series.

    Learn how to identify and create king position weakness, position the pieces for attack, and clear a path to the opponent’s king.

    Cover in detail strategies, attacking patterns, and methodologies to hunt the opponent’s king.

     

     

    It includes:

    • 200 problems with comprehensive answer key at two skill levels: Basset Hound (novice to intermediate) and Chess Detective (intermediate to advanced)
    • common mistakes to avoid during each phase of the game
    • how to think during the game on your time and your opponent’s time
    • chess quotes from famous chess players
    • fun and entertaining illustrations
    • Chess Workbook for Children is a comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children (and adults!) who are new to chess or who are in the beginning stages of learning to play the royal game. Ten basic chess lessons and chess rules are presented in detail. Chess Workbook for Children can be used in conjunction with the book, Teaching Chess in the 21st Century, a teaching guide for teachers or parents, complete with National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards.

      It includes:

      • chess rules and basic strategies
      • 200 problems with comprehensive answer key at two skill levels: Basset Hound (beginner) and Chess Detective (Intermediate)
      • tried and tested analogies that children will relate to so that they will learn chess in an effective and fun way
      • chess crossword puzzles and word searches
      • chess quotes from famous people
      • fun and entertaining illustrations
      • Teaching Chess in the 21st Century is a beginner chess book targeted to elementary school teachers who wish to incorporate chess into their math curriculum and chess club sponsors needing basic chess lessons to teach their club. Parents wishing to teach chess to their young children will benefit from the chess analogies that their children will relate to. Ten basic chess lessons and chess rules are presented in detail.

        It includes:

        • math lessons learned through chess incorporating National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards
        • exemplars and rubrics for testing student's knowledge and understanding for each lesson
        • teacher tips to help students as they learn to play chess and how to handle situations that frequently occur as the children play
        • tried and true tested analogies that children will relate to so that they will learn chess in an effective and fun way
        • chess quotes from famous people
        • fun and entertaining illustrations