Chess Tactics for Scholastic Players
Paperback 206 pages
While some parts of this workbook will be challenging for tournament players with ratings as high as 1800, it is geared more for players up to a strength of 1400. Themes range from tactics to endgames. There is a 3 page test at the beginning. Based on your score, you can determine where to start in the book in case the first section is too easy.
Most critical areas of a chess game are covered and can be improved in this workbook. Included are chess tactics problems, checkmate problems, pattern recognition problems, classic checkmate ideas, and key endgame positions.
Dean Ippolito has been one of the foremost chess teachers and recognized players in the United States for over a decade. Dean's chess teaching skills are highly regarded. He has taught three of the youngest National Champions in history and has taught more than 20 nationally ranked students.