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Win at Checkers (Dover Books on Chess)

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Improve your game with tips from the former Unrestricted World Checker Champion! Learn how to upgrade your approach, making checkers a game of skill rather than a casual diversion. More than 100 detailed questions and answers discuss basic principles, experts' shots and traps, standard openings and end games, and other maneuvers.

Synopsis:

Former Unrestricted World Checker Champion introduces you to the game and lets you in on championship secrets. Shots and traps, opening "blitzkrieg" moves, end game, more.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

I A REVIEW OF THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF THE GAME

II WHAT ARE THE EXPERTS' SHOTS AND TRAPS?

III HOW THE BEGINNER LOSES

IV WHAT ARE THE STANDARD OPENINGS OF CHECKERS?

V HOW CAN YOU LOCATE YOUR BEST MOVE?

VI CHECKER BRAIN TEASERS

VII THE END GAME

VIII "SOME OPENING "BLITZKRIEGS"

IX WAYS TO DRAW WITH A MAN DOWN

X "WHAT ARE THE "TWO" AND "THREE-MOVE" RESTRICTIONS?"

XI FINAL ADVICE TO THE STUDENT

XII "THE STANDARD LAWS OF CHECKERS"

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486203638
Author:
Hopper, Millard
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Games, magic and puzzles
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Games & Activities - General
Subject:
Checkers
Subject:
Card General
Subject:
Games & Activities - Board Games
Subject:
Children s-Games
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Chess
Series Volume:
C&GSDR-1
Publication Date:
19560631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Toddler - Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.34 lb
Age Level:
03-UP

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