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A Very First Book On Chess Tactics

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This is a very simple book, written for those who just learned the basic rules of chess and are looking for a light, fast and easy to understand reading. / This book was written so that beginners of all levels can take a first step. Anyone can read this book, as some notion of the basic rules of the game are enough to understand it. Everything was done so that a nine years old child can enjoy the book alone, without adult help. / There is no theory. The book has only practical tests. / The book is based on diagrams, which work in pairs: on a page, a figure proposes a test; on the next page, another figure shows the response. Simple as that! / You do NOT need a chessboard to use the book: just sit down in a comfortable armchair and flip through the pages quietly (in an airplane, a restaurant, a living room, a taxi, a waiting room, on the subway or in your bed before sleeping). / You do NOT need to know the algebraic notation in this book: the answers are shown in the diagrams directly, by means of arrows. However, gradually this notation is presented because in the future you will read more advanced books that use it. / Attack and defense situations are here: so, whenever you are playing, in your turn you will be used to examine the chessboard in search of attacking opportunities and risks that require defense maneuvers. / Less is more! A book which is intended to be a first reading on chess must be small and must demand just a pair of hours. So, this book has just 130 pages and 60 tests selected and planned to induce a gradual learning process. / The problems are not difficult, especially the first twenty. It is expected that you can hit 80% of the book's problems, if not all. Gradually, very common tactical ideas, such as double attacks and discovered checks, will be presented naturally. On average you will take a minute per test. / At the end of the book, your vision of the game has started to improve, and so you can continue your training with other more advanced books (there is a list of reading suggestions for beginners on the last page of the book). / The only requirement is: never turn a page before you set your own guess! The book will only work if you actually try to solve each of the tests. / Thanks for your interest: I hope this book will help you to play well. / WARNING: this book is useful just for very beginners.


The Duchess Of Malfi Teacher Resource Pack

RRP $355.99

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Extensively researched, photocopiable material to assist your teaching of set texts with the AS and A2 specifications. The pack can be used as the basis of delivering lessons, for student research and preparation, for follow-up homework, or as cover work in the case of teacher absence.


A Beginner's Guide To Coaching Scholastic Chess

RRP $14.99

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This books provides a teacher, parent, older student, or other interested persons necessary information to coach a Scholastic Chess program. It contains information on resources, tournaments, Chess terms, and other necessary information.


Corpus Christi Plays At York

RRP $307.99

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For roughly two centuries, the streets of the city of York were home to the annual performance of a cycle of mystery plays held in conjunction with the festival of Corpus Christi. Remarkable as the resilience of such an event is, no scholar has yet to survey fully the plays' urban setting, especially with a view to understanding how and why they might have continued to appeal to citizens and spectators.

One theory has been that the City of York made the guilds perform the plays. Yet, as Davidson argues, this is not a satisfactory solution, despite the admittedly coercive role of officialdom in the plays' organisation and presentation. With the city subject to plague, epidemic, conflict, and economic depression, there had to be enthusiasm for the plays by the individual guilds or the plays would not have survived.
Davidson's study examines the role of visuality and piety in late medieval religious practices, the visual and aural ambience of the pageant route, and the motive of charity in presenting them--as well as the related procession--for Corpus Christi. A final chapter, written in collaboration with Sheila White, provides a fitting conclusion for the book by taking up the question of why and how bullying would have resonated with York citizens and onlookers.


Learn Chess

RRP $23.99

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Starting with the very basics, this book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful chess-player. No prior knowledge is assumed. The reader learns step-by-step, with each new point illustrated by clear examples. By the end of the book, the reader will be fully ready to take on opponents across the board, or on the Internet, and start winning.



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