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Exploration in Chess Beauty by IM Andras Toth
$33.00
This book, written by International Master Andras Toth, contains various themes and combinations which demonstrate the aesthetic beauty of chess, with many examples of composed studies and practical games.  For advanced players.
Chess Endgames For Kids
$22.00
German Grandmaster Karsten Muller is one of the foremost writers on the topic of chess endgames.  In this book, he highlights 50 essential endgame themes and presents them in a logical format, starting with the most elementary checkmate with one or two pieces, and moving on to sophisticated techniques and manoeuvres, making the lessons suitable for all level of players. Many chess games are... read more
Chess For Children
$22.00
A delightful book aimed at teaching children the basics of chess, including tales from witty cartoon characters and interactive puzzles for the reader to solve. Even children as young as five years old can quickly learn the rules of chess from this book, and can start out-witting their friends and relatives.
Chess Openings For Kids
$22.00
This book is for chess-players of all ages and abilities, and teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, as well as their basic ideas. Beginners will learn different setups to develop their pieces harmoniously, and more advanced players will discover how they can implement many beautiful and surprising tactical and strategic themes into their games.  There are numerous... read more
Chess Puzzles For Kids
$22.00
"Chess Puzzles For Kids" contains 100 fun positions to solve, graded in order from gentle and encouragingly easy, to brain-bustingly hard.  Every puzzle is categorised into a theme, and is preceded by an instructive example, demonstrating an important pattern. This book quickly enables children to learn many new skills and concepts, and to apply them through practicing the many examples and... read more
Chess Tactics For Kids
$22.00
The positions illustrated in this book are all from real chess games, and show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win tournament games. Beginners will benefit from a clear explanation of basic chess tactical patterns, such as how to use a fork, pin or skewer.  Advanced players will enjoy playing through the many devious tactical combinations, some of which are classified... read more
How To Beat Your Dad At Chess
$22.00
"How To Beat Your Dad In Chess" is presented in a clear, easy-to-follow format, which explains how to defeat a stronger opponent, by demonstrating 50 Deadly Checkmates, which chess masters use to win their games. Beginners will learn many new ideas and be able to follow the examples, enjoying the tactical skills needed to make attacks, combinations and sacrifices with success.  Advanced players... read more
Learn Chess
$22.00
Assuming no prior chess knowledge, this book from highly renowned author and Grandmaster John Nunn contains everything you need to know in order to become a successful chess-player. "Learn Chess" takes a step-by-step approach and contains topics such as winning your first games, how to win material, attacking play, and describes all the phases of a chess game.
Poster (piece movements)
$10.00
Poster which displays the piece movements (both in words and pictorially) of the chess pieces, as well as the basic rules of chess
Workbook 1
$22.00
A couple of years ago, WIM Laura Moylan, FIDE Master Brett Tindall and a group of other Sydney Academy Of Chess coaches got together to explore methods to improve our coaching. A few ideas were sketched out and one of them, on top of the list, was to produce a workbook which would help kids to learn chess a little bit quicker. Hundreds of hours later, the first Sydney Academy of Chess Workbook... read more
Workbook 2
$22.00
A couple of years ago, WIM Laura Moylan, FIDE Master Brett Tindall and a group of other Sydney Academy Of Chess coaches got together to explore methods to improve our coaching. A few ideas were sketched out and one of them, on top of the list, was to produce a workbook which would help kids to learn chess a little bit quicker. Hundreds of hours later, the first Sydney Academy of Chess Workbook... read more
Workbooks 1&2
$35.00
Special deal - buy both Workbooks 1&2 together and save $9!