Chess Tactics for Kids, written by Murray Chandler, is a great way for kids to learn the art of tactics in chess. In fact, chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight.
In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games.
Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic maneuvers.
Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilize a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch-out even grandmasters.
Chess Tactics for Kids makes improving in chess easy and fun, and is full of helpful explanations on how to approach chess games with confidence -- and success.