Chess in Action From First Attack to Checkmate by Paul Mantell, Dean Ippolito
  

Chess in Action From First Attack to Checkmate

Written by Paul Mantell, Dean Ippolito
Illustrated by Giacomo Marchesi

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Synopsis

Chess in Action From First Attack to Checkmate by Paul Mantell, Dean Ippolito

This title conveys all the basic rules and strategies of chess in a clear, straightforward way that provides young players with a fun, well-rounded introduction to the game. It is a fresh guide that helps young players imagine themselves as generals of their own armies, warriors geared for the fight! It is aimed at children age 9 to 12 years old. This is not a typical beginner's chess book! Written by long-time children's book author Paul Mantell and International Master of Chess Dean Ippolito, Chess in Action effectively captures the excitement of the battle: the thrill of staying one step ahead of your opponent, of launching a surprise attack, and of drawing your adversary into a trap. In fun and fresh language, this guide helps young players imagine themselves as generals of their own armies, warriors geared for the fight. At the same time, it conveys all the basic rules and strategies in a clear, straightforward way that provides young players with a well-rounded introduction to the game.

About the Author

Paul Mantell is the author of over 120 books for children and young adults. Dean Ippolito is one of forty-eight International Chess Masters in the USA. In the past seven years, Mr. Ippolito has coached more than thirty nationally ranked scholastic players. Giacomo Marchesi has been creating 3-D illustrations since 1993. His work has appeared in publications such as Newsweek.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages
Interest Age: 9-12

Author

Paul Mantell, Dean Ippolito
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Publisher

Sterling Juvenile

Publication date

24th June 2010

ISBN

9781402760464


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