Winning Chess Exercises for Kids: Tactics and Strategies to Outsmart Your Opponent (Paperback)

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Practice makes progress! Sharpen your chess skills—and win more games—with this fun workbook of chess exercises for kids ages 8 to 12.

Remembering rules, understanding all the different tactics and strategies, and recognizing patterns of play—chess can be a complicated game to learn! That’s why Woman International Master (WIM) Viktoria Ni created this chess workbook with clear step-by-step instructions and annotated diagrams that show chess concepts in action. Packed with fun exercises, Winning Chess Exercises for Kids will help kids better recognize chess strategy and execute key chess tactics during the opening, middle game, and endgame. Whether your kid is just starting to play chess or is already chess-obsessed and wants to take their skills to the next level, this workbook will help them learn faster, practice smarter, and win more!

  • Chess fundamentals every player should know. From strong chess openings and common checkmate patterns to potent attack tactics and clever defensive strategies.  
  • Over 350 exercises to play, practice, and solve. Increase understanding of chess basics and improve pattern recognition and board visualization.
  • Clear annotated diagrams. Make learning and understanding chess tactics a breeze.
  • Learn from a Woman International Master and expert teacher. Kid-friendly instruction that is accessible for beginners and stimulating for more experienced chess players.
  • Answer key with explanations. So kids can better understand the thinking behind each move.

About the Author

Viktoria Ni has been playing and studying chess for over 25 years. She was first taught chess by her mother, Polina, at the age of seven and was later trained by Grandmaster Janis Klovans. In 2010, Viktoria achieved the title of Woman International Master (WIM), and she placed fourth in the US Women’s Chess Championship twice (2012 and 2015). In her 13-year teaching career, Viktoria has mentored thousands of students, designed chess curriculums, trained other chess teachers, and run several successful chess programs in New York City. Outside of chess, Viktoria enjoys traveling, reading, playing pickleball, and learning new things.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593690390
ISBN-10: 0593690397
Publisher: Z Kids
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 176
Language: English