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Chess for Success Using an Old Game to Build New Strengths in Children and Teens

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ISBN-10: 0767915682

ISBN-13: 9780767915687

Edition: 2004

Authors: Maurice Ashley

List price: $19.00
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Maurice Ashley immigrated to New York from Jamaica at the age of twelve, only to be confronted with the harsh realities of urban life. But he found his inspiration for a better life after stumbling upon a chess book and becoming hypnotized by the game. He would eventually break the chess world's color lines by becoming an International Grandmaster in 1999. Ashley realized that chess strategies could be used as an educational tool to help children avoid the pitfalls often associated with growing up. In this book, he serves up compelling anecdotes about how chess has positively affected young players. He also offers tips on technique, how to make the game fun for children of all ages and…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 8/9/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
The Power of the Game
Common Myths About Chess
Chess Impacts My Life
A Brief History of Chess
Thinking and Chess
Stats and Studies
Flow
Chess and the 40 Developmental Assets
Bloom's Taxonomy
Chess and Schools
My Experience as an Educator
A Profile of Three Programs
My Students, in Their Own Words
Keeping Kids Involved
Twenty-five Activities to Keep It Fun
How to Keep Girls Involved
A Few Life Lessons
More Tips and Tools
FAQs to Getting Started for Parents and Educators
The Rules of Chess
Glossary of Chess Terms
Recommended Books
Internet Resources
They All Play(ed) Chess