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5 edition of Checkmate at Chess City Set found in the catalog.

Checkmate at Chess City Set

by Piers Harper

  • 53 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Candlewick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Games & Activities - Puzzles,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Games / Gamebooks,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Games & Activities - Board Games,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Games & Activities / Board Games

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8036274M
    ISBN 10076362165X
    ISBN 109780763621650
    OCLC/WorldCa149099168

    An instructional workbook designed for beginning and intermediate students. Checkmate! covers the tactics used to checkmate with clear explanations, diagrams, .   Chess, as this La´szl´o Polga´r volume is titled, is perhaps the most comprehensive book ever conceived on the art of checkmate. It contains some examples, primarily dealing with mate, mating attacks. Or forced endgame wins. Mr. Polgar. the father and personal chess trainer of the renowned Polgar sisters of Hungary, hjs prosided over.

    Grandmaster GARRY KASPAROV "Checkmate! My First Chess Book" () SIGNED 1st. $ $ shipping. International City & Town Postcards. Make Offer - ANTIQUE DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA MINATURE CHESS SET IN BOOK BOX CONTAINER. THE CHESS POCKET MANUAL, , Illustrated, G H D Gossip. $ A complete chess set for schools. It contains solid plastic chess pieces (with a King that measures 3 3/4" tall) that will not break even if stepped on, a laminated paper board with alphanumeric borders and 2" squares which can be easily wiped down to clear up dirt or spills. The entire set is contained in a durable tube for easy storage.

    Checkmate for Children, by Kevin Stark, helps childrenor--any beginning chess player for that matter--master the most important skill in chess. This book presents a systematic course on the most important and most exciting subject in chess: giving mate! You'll learn about the origin of chess in India, and how it spread to Persia, Europe, and across the globe. You'll discover the basic rules of chess, how to set up the board, and how the different pieces move. This book also explains concepts like promotion, castling, check, and checkmate.


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Checkmate at Chess City Set by Piers Harper Download PDF EPUB FB2

out of 5 stars Checkmate at Chess City. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. A lot of fun. Especially the opportunity to practice the moves of each player in a cute little board game. I love having the magnetic pieces and board.

What I /5(9). Checkmate At Chess City by Piers Harper. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Checkmate At Chess City” as Want to Read: Want to Read. saving/5. Checkmate at Chess City by Piers Harper. Candlewick Press. Hardcover.

POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

Harper (Snakes and Ladders, ) has produced an intense and eye-catching puzzle book intended to teach basic strategies of full-color, double-page spread shows a chessboard courtyard in Chess City. The black king and queen have been “captured,” and the reader must move the different black pieces across each courtyard to the : Piers Harper.

Checkmate at Chess City by Piers Harper and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Welcome To Checkmate Chess Book by Michael Kusen. This book explores basic checkmate patterns to reveal the common elements that can be repeated again and again.

The clear diagrams, simple language, personified chess pieces and puzzles will make checkmating patterns easy. Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Gift Ideas Books Electronics Customer Service Home Computers Gift Cards Sell Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books AudiobooksReviews: 5.

Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver s:   The Art of the Checkmate by Renaud and Kahn is a good book.

It's in descriptive notation, but it's worth learning descriptive notation if you aren't already familiar with it. There is a user named "arkbird23" on YouTube who makes good videos on checkmate patterns. A great selection of high quality themed chess sets (both decorated and plain), created from hand sculpted original themed chess pieces.

High quality wooden chess boards and more. Including replica chess sets of the world famous 'Isle of Lewis' theme chess pieces. A suspected bomb that led to some tense moments, evacuated homes and closed streets in Mandeville turned out to be a chess set.

Authorities just after 5 p.m. gave the Checkmate. English Learn the fundamentals of how to set up the checkmate to win a game of chess. Taught by Joe Payne with the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department. You know the 2-move checkmate, or Fool's Mate, and you know the 4-move checkmate, or Scholar's Mate, but do you know the 3-move checkmate.

Grab a friend, play white, and your next game of chess will take longer to set up than to play. You can achieve checkmate in three moves with capturing, or without : M. About Checkmate At Chess City book: “The mazes are satisfyingly tricky and puzzle-minded kids who are beyond WHERE’S WALDO.

should enjoy this for hours.” – BOOKLIST. Chess City has been captured. The king and queen are missing, and it’s up to readers to rescue them. As children learn how each chess piece moves, their task is to. Get this from a library. Checkmate at Chess City. [Piers Harper] -- Using the moves of individual chessmen, the reader helps the Black Pawns, Knights, Bishops, and Rooks move through a series of maze-like scenes to enter Chess City and free their King and Queen.

Get this from a library. Checkmate at Chess City. [Piers Harper] -- Using the moves of individual chessmen, the reader learns the basic moves in the game of chess by helping the Black Pawns, Knights, Bishops and Rooks move through a series of maze-like scenes to.

You can not win a chess game if you can not checkmate. Here are 32 checkmates that every chess player must know. And if you are beginner I will suggest you, master these checkmates before learning anything about chess. So let’s start. First of all, we start from basics to advance level.

Basic checkmates. There are four fundamental checkmates when one side has only his king and the other side has only the minimum material needed to force checkmate, i.e.

(1) one queen, (2) one rook, (3) two bishops on opposite-colored squares, or (4) a bishop and a knight. Winning Chess Tactics - Seirawan & Silman - not a great problem set, but good explanations of the Tactics - in that sense similar to Learn Chess Tactics by Nunn; A book with book stragegy and tactics (and no hint of what the problem requires is Practical Chess Exercises by Cheng - An interesting idea with positions from games where all you.

Chess, boardroom challenges, war, poetry all come together in Nihshanka Debroy’s début novel Checkmate. On the one hand is Harshavardhan — the author clarifies right at. As a tale revolving around chess, it’s one that the author, a former under chess champion from Delhi, is more than qualified to tell.

As in most thrillers, the narrative runs along two.1. Anastasia mate. Black is an officer down. However it's blacks move! What would you do? Right? Queen Gambit Qxh2+ 2.

KxQh2 Rook to h6+ White can put Queen in between but cannot avoid checkmate!In a two knights endgame, the side with the king and two knights cannot checkmate a bare king by force.

This endgame should be a draw if the bare king plays correctly. A mate only occurs if the player with the bare king blunders.

In some circumstances, if the side with the king also has a pawn, it is possible to set up this type of checkmate.