Books tagged: chess

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The Magic Pencil
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Malcolm Bakersfield's new classmate, Nia Stellar is "not your average girl." Exciting and fantastic events occur, seemingly to do with her and a scruffy, used pencil. Nia challenges Malc in many ways and he discovers new abilities and sides to himself. We join him in his quest to find the truth to to the power of the pencil. And, like him, we just may learn a lot about ourselves.
Chessmaster Biz Secrets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A unique correlation of the wisdom of the great chessmasters with the principles of success in business. Quotations from such masters as Bobby Fischer, Mikhail Tal, Casablanca, and others are used as a jumping off point to explore how those maxims can be carried over into the world of commerce.
Chess with Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This controlled-vocabulary chapter book is written for developing readers. Sam is a wheelchair-bound 6th grader who is a keen chess player. Follow his adventures as he confronts a frightening memory. The vocabulary beyond one or two syllables provides extensive practice on multisyllable words with the suffixes -tion, -cial, -cious, -cial, etc. Suitable for literature circles in grades 4 and up.
Route 64: A story about life, chess and the road less traveled
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Route 64 is a personal, sincere and funny look at one man's journey from childhood to parenthood with chess being the common theme. From adolescent player to the parent of a prodigious daughter, the author's life unfolds as he explores the passion and intensity that lead players and their families to attack the game with a religious fervor.
Littbarski's Gambit
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Table football, chess and gin provide perfect substitutes for a common language in this tale about striving to communicate and scoring the perfect goal.
Chess for Beginners: An Easy Way to Learn the Game and Start Playing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Chess for Beginners introduces the game of chess and easily explains how to play and get started. It includes basic rules and strategies, suggestions for beginners, systems of notation, and practice games. In addition, it has examples of beginning games, middle games, and end games to help strategy.
New Christmas Carol Stories
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Series: Christmas stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Imaginative stories loosely based on characters from the Charles Dickens classic: A Christmas Carol.
GOLF Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A golfing romance overlaid with a gruesome mystery.
How To Play Chess - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Playing Chess
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
- How to play chess strategy with less moves. - Beat your friends and family every time you play chess. - Impress other chess players with your new and improved chess playing skills. - Enjoy the feeling of winning more chess games than before. - Gain more confidence whenever someone challenges to a chess match. - Have more fun playing and winning at chess. - Discover tips & tricks to master chess
Sprouts Theory Evolving
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This is the first book in history devoted entirely to the game of sprouts, a mathematical game invented in 1968 by Michael Paterson and John Conway and popularized by Martin Gardner shortly thereafter. The book traces the evolution of the "survivor" concept in tactical and strategical play and offers the reader a quick path to the elite level of sprouts proficiency.