Checkers for the Novice

Checkers for the Novice : A Logical Step-by-Step Guide

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Think checkers is a simple game? Are you ready to discover the incredibly deep inner game of checkers? Want to play checkers at a level you've never even dreamed of? Checkers for the Novice is definitive modern guide for the beginning player of the English-American variety of checkers/draughts, who wishes to reach the upper 1% of the playing population and is willing to do the necessary study and training. Starting with notation and basic rules, the book takes the ambitious novice through elementary tactics and strategy, basic endgames, and a solid freestyle opening repertoire. After mastering this book a player will be a fledgling expert and well prepared for advanced study. Author Richard Pask is a grandmaster with a gift for teaching and this book is clear, lucid, and thorough. Prepare to be amazed at what a deep game checkers truly is --- and how well you're going to be playing it.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 9mm | 200g
  • English
  • 1986847071
  • 9781986847070
  • 1,265,856