Author: Ronn Munsterman
Year of Publication: 2010
Notation Type: Algebraic (AN)
Parents, do you want to teach your child to play chess, but do not know where to begin? Does your child want to learn to play chess, but you do not play? Does your child want to play in tournaments, but you do not know where they are?
Coaches, could you use a solid lesson plan, or information about starting and running a chess club, or tips on preparing players for tournaments.
The Chess Handbook for Parents and Coaches provides a proven method of teaching chess to kids. Whether you know how to play or not, this book guides you through the process of teaching chess to a child. In sixteen clear, and easy to follow lessons, Part One - Teaching Chess, shows what and how to teach all the way from learning the pieces names to checkmate, including the rules your player(s) will need to know. Part Two - The Chess World, explains what goes on in chess, how tournaments work, how to coach players, from new to advanced, how to coach kids who are playing older kids, who the famous chess players are, and much more.
Parents and coaches will gain tips from an experienced, certified coach with insights into teaching chess and the chess world.