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Chess Exam And Training Guide: Rate Yourself And Learn How To Improve (Chess Exams)

Khmelnitsky, Igor

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ISBN 10: 0975476122 / ISBN 13: 9780975476123
Published by IamCoach Press
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0975476122 Signed by Igor Khmelnitsky on title page, minor wear to covers, good binding, no marks or notations. Bookseller Inventory # E1004129

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Title: Chess Exam And Training Guide: Rate Yourself...

Publisher: IamCoach Press

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Synopsis:

This book offers a unique approach to chess self-evaluation and training. It will answer the two most common questions that players ask an experienced coach - what is my true rating (or strengths and weaknesses)? How do I improve?

The readers will find:

100 diagrams & 200 total questions of various difficulty.

Comprehensive answers include diagrams for easy reading away from the chessboard.

Distributions of answers, percentiles and other statistical reports by rating group from unrated to 2400+.

Match yourself against players of all levels, up to grandmaster and see how you stock up.

Results evaluated and Rating assigned overall & by 12 distinct categories: Opening, Middlegame, Endgame, Attack, Defense, Counterattack, Tactics, Strategy, Calculations, Standard Positions (Endgame), Sacrifices, Recognizing Threats.

Comprehensive reports on each of the categories with examples, training recommendations and book/materials suggestions

The book will be essential reading for everyone who plays chess because it will:

a. help them to understand their current situation by identifying their strengths and weaknesses;

b. give them clear explanations on how to improve, both in suggesting the appropriate training materials and in outlining the training methods;

c. encourage players to establish and then follow a structured training plan;

d. relieve player's anxiety by assuring that there is plenty of help available to those who are interested in understanding the game better and improve their skills;

e. provide players with means of getting all their questions answered via timely advice from experienced coaches and also their peers.

From the Publisher:

International Chess Master Igor Khmelnitsky is one of the top US Chess players, as well as a very experienced coach and writer. His first book offers a unique approach to self-evaluation and chess training. The target audience - everyone who likes playing chess and wants to improve - from beginners to masters. The book will save reader $1000s and many hours of research.

The book will be essential reading for everyone who plays chess because it will: a. help them to understand their current situation by identifying their strengths and weaknesses overall and in 12 distinct dimensions; b. give them clear explanations on how to improve, both in suggesting the appropriate training materials and in outlining the training methods; c. encourage players to establish and then follow a structured training plan; d. relieve player¡¦s anxiety by assuring that there is plenty of help available to those who are interested in understanding the game better and improve their skills; e. provide players with means of getting all their questions answered via timely advice from experienced coach.

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