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“How to Beat Your Dad at Chess”

Introduction to the Book Review How can I objectively evaluate How to Beat Your Dad at Chess? I, Jonathan Whitcomb, have written a chess book with a similar cover: Beat That Kid in Chess. Both have cartoon characters on the … Continue reading

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New Chess Books Reviewed

These three brief book reviews include two chess titles that have not yet been published, as of November 12, 2015. Could one of these books be a good choice as a gift? Rubinstein: Move by Move, by Zenon Franco (not available … Continue reading

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Three Chess Books Reviewed – Reader Ages

We now look at three chess books, each of them appearing, from the cover, to be for children. The ideal ages for readers of these books, however, may surprise you. How old should you be for these chess books? Chess for … Continue reading

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Two Chess Books for Novice Players

To begin, we’re using novice players to mean those who have limited experience playing and observing chess games, yet they know the rules of the game. Out of the many thousands of chess books published over the past few centuries, … Continue reading

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Beat That Kid in Chess

The title choice is doubtful for this chess book for beginners. Beat That Kid in Chess gives practically no emphasis on winning a game against a child. In that sense, it resembles the book How to Beat Your Dad at Chess, which … Continue reading

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