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One Last Dispatch From The Land Of Chess Kings And Billionaires


FiveThirtyEight - Dec 2, 2016
Watching an elite chess match in person is at once enjoyable and discomfiting. You follow the players' actions — their moves, their mannerisms — for long stretches of time. You hang on each one and imbue it with meaning. You become so familiar with ...
 

You make more risky choices as the day wears on, chess study suggests


Science Magazine - Dec 2, 2016
Early birds and night owls have radically different daily habits. But a new study suggests they both share one trait: As the clock ticks, their decisions get dicey. Neuroscientists examined the quality of moves in more than one million games of chess ...
 

Magnus Carlsen may be the man to push the barriers for global game of chess


The Guardian (blog) - Dec 1, 2016
Just after Magnus Carlsen had defeated Sergey Karjakin to retain his world chess championship, at 1am UK time on Thursday morning, I looked at the Guardian home page and was astonished and delighted to see that the liveblog on the world championship ...
 

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Chess books

Chess for Children: How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game


by: Murray Chandler, Helen Milligan
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.

Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules themselves are straightforward.
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Chess for Kids


by: Michael Basman
A children’s step-by-step visual guide to the rules, skills, and techniques of chess—by International Master and renowned chess tutor Michael Basman.

From the history of chess and the aim of the game to essential tactics and taking it even farther in clubs, tournaments, and championships, Chess for Kids covers it all. Before explaining techniques, the book details each piece—pawns, bishops, the king, and more—to ensure kids have a comprehensive understanding before they begin to play.
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How to Beat Your Dad at Chess


by: Murray Chandler

This is not just a book for kids - for ‘Dad’ read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.
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The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance


by: Josh Waitzkin
In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top—twice.

Josh Waitzkin knows what it means to be at the top of his game. A public figure since winning his first National Chess Championship at the age of nine, Waitzkin was catapulted into a media whirlwind as a teenager when his father’s book Searching for Bobby Fischer was made into a major motion picture.
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2016 FIDE World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs. Sergey Karjakin - Game 9


Live commentary with Grandmasters Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson on Game 9 of the 2016 World Chess Championship in New York between Magnus ...
 

2016 FIDE World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs. Sergey Karjakin - Game 11


Live commentary with Grandmasters Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson on Game 11 of the 2016 World Chess Championship in New York between Magnus ...
 

2016 FIDE World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs. Sergey Karjakin - Game 10


Live commentary with Grandmasters Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson on Game 10 of the 2016 World Chess Championship in New York between Magnus ...
 

2016 FIDE World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs. Sergey Karjakin - Game 12


Live commentary with Grandmasters Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson on Game 12 of the 2016 World Chess Championship in New York between Magnus ...
 

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