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DK Canada Adult Fall 2019

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    9781465492234 9781465492241
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    Distributor: Random House, Inc. Availability: On Sale Date: Sep 17, 2019 Carton Quantity: 24 $29.99 CAD
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Learn to Play Chess Like a Boss
Make Pawns of Your Opponents with Tips and Tricks From a Grandmaster of the Game
By (author): Patrick Wolff
9781465483812 Paperback, Trade English General Trade GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Chess Sep 17, 2019
$29.99 CAD
Active 7.69 x 9.19 x 0.87 in 400 pages Alpha
Stop playing like a pawn and start playing like the king

You already know just how enjoyable—and and challenging—the game of chess can be. For those who play, chess leads to a lifetime of fun. But how do you make the first move to learn the rules and transform from a pawn to a king?

The path to a perfect checkmate is in your hands! In the pages of this book, you’ll find an introduction to all the chess pieces including their strengths and weaknesses, tips on how to protect your pieces and prevent their capture, and guidance on when to attack and defend like a boss. You’ll also find a bonus tear-out card to take your new tactics on the go!

Key Selling Points

Previous edition has sold 35,552 copies, 86,599 across three previous editions

30 million Americans play chess

25% updated material

New packaging to encourage fresh market

Includes a tear-out card to take the strategies on the go

Patrick Wolff played his first chess tournament at the age of nine. He won the U.S. Junior (under 20) Championship twice. He became an International Grandmaster, the highest title one can earn, in 1990, and has gone on to win many tournaments, including the U.S. Championship twice. He is also the author of Kasparov versus Anand: The Inside Story of the 1995 World Chess Tournament, the book based on his coaching of Viswanathan Anand, the Indian chess superstar.

Author Residence: Arlington, VA

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