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    How I Became a Grandmaster at Age 14

    Product Code: B0029OB

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    Publisher: AMKC
    Author: Alexandra Kosteniuk
    Year of Publication: 2001

    Pages: 208
    Notation Type: Figurine (FAN)


    Book DescriptionAt the young age of 17, Alexandra Kosteniuk of Russia can already boast of a very impressive resume of chess accomplishments. She has won two European and three World Girls' Championship titles. At the age of 13 years and 4 months, Alexandra became the youngest Women's International Master in the history of the world. At 14 years and 5 months, she became the youngest Women's Grandmaster ever and won a silver Olympic medal. At the age of 15, she achieved the title of men's International Master, and at 16, she won silver at the Russian Women's Championship. Her most recent achievement is the book you are holding in your hands at this very moment. Alexandra Kosteniuk has quite possibly become the youngest author in the history of chess!

    The book "How I became Grandmaster at age 14" includes an instructional part that will help anyone go from complete novice to a knowledgeable beginner in just ninteen lessons. This part will be very helpful for parents who wish to opem the magical wolrd of chess to their children.

    For more experienced players, the book provides advice, practical problems, and quizzes to ensure continued improvement. And Alexandras best games, carefully selected and annotated by the young grandmaster, will be interest to all lovers of this intellectual game, regardless of their skill level.

    Alexandra and her parents provide a candid account of what their unique chess family is like, and of how they live through interchanging joys and disappointments - lifelong companions of all chess professionals

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    Product Details

    ISBN 5829300435
    Manufacturer Chess Stars LTD.
    Author(s) Alexandra Kosteniuk
    Pages 208 Pages
    Publication Date Jan 1, 2001
    Notation Type FAN - Figurine

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