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Win at Checkers (Dover Books on Chess)by Millard Hopper
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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
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"
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