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The Resource How a king plays : 64 chess tips from a kid champion, Oliver Boydell

How a king plays : 64 chess tips from a kid champion, Oliver Boydell

Label
How a king plays : 64 chess tips from a kid champion
Title
How a king plays
Title remainder
64 chess tips from a kid champion
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Boydell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eleven-year-old national chess champion Oliver Boydell presents sixty-four chess tips
Cataloging source
ICrlF
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Boydell, Oliver
Dewey number
794.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV1446
LC item number
.B695 2021
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chess
  • Chess problems
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
How a king plays : 64 chess tips from a kid champion, Oliver Boydell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A few words from Oliver -- Play for the center -- Develop all the pieces -- Castle early -- Prevent your opponent from castling -- Avoid moving castled pawns -- Don't overuse the queen -- Don't give pointless checks -- Remove the defender -- Seize open files -- Get fully set up -- Look for rook lifts -- Pin and win! -- Avoid getting pinned -- Avoid unnecessary pawn moves -- Play with a plan -- Ask helpful questions -- Know your options -- Chose reasonable plans -- Don't play hope chess -- Don't rely on shaky defense -- Don't block bishops with pawns -- A knight on the rim is dim -- Keep your fianchettoed bishop -- Play for two bishops -- Keep the right minor piece -- Mobilize pawn majorities -- Put rooks on the seventh rank -- Capture the right way -- Take toward the center -- Avoid pawn weaknesses -- Set up your tactics -- Look far enough ahead -- Understand relative values -- Trade when ahead -- Don't trade pieces when behind -- Don't be afraid to trade queens -- Don't sacrifice foolishly -- Accept unsound sacrifices -- Don't be afraid to move the king -- Eliminate problems -- Keep your rooks active -- Accumulate small advantages -- Don't ignore enemy invaders -- Avoid pawn grabbing -- Blockade enemy pawns -- Occupy your strongpoints -- Turn problems into solutions -- Combine defense with counterattack -- Don't overextend yourself -- Make your opponent overextend -- Don't automatically make a queen -- Passed pawns must be pushed -- Rooks belong behind passed pawns -- Decoy with the outside passed pawn -- Push the right pawns -- Play for protected passed pawns -- Keep enough to win -- The king is a strong piece -- Keep out the enemy king -- Take the opposition -- Open a second front -- Minimize your losses -- Repeat the position -- Fight to the end -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments -- About the author
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 83 pages
Isbn
9780593451267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1282167098
  • (OCoLC)1282167098
Label
How a king plays : 64 chess tips from a kid champion, Oliver Boydell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A few words from Oliver -- Play for the center -- Develop all the pieces -- Castle early -- Prevent your opponent from castling -- Avoid moving castled pawns -- Don't overuse the queen -- Don't give pointless checks -- Remove the defender -- Seize open files -- Get fully set up -- Look for rook lifts -- Pin and win! -- Avoid getting pinned -- Avoid unnecessary pawn moves -- Play with a plan -- Ask helpful questions -- Know your options -- Chose reasonable plans -- Don't play hope chess -- Don't rely on shaky defense -- Don't block bishops with pawns -- A knight on the rim is dim -- Keep your fianchettoed bishop -- Play for two bishops -- Keep the right minor piece -- Mobilize pawn majorities -- Put rooks on the seventh rank -- Capture the right way -- Take toward the center -- Avoid pawn weaknesses -- Set up your tactics -- Look far enough ahead -- Understand relative values -- Trade when ahead -- Don't trade pieces when behind -- Don't be afraid to trade queens -- Don't sacrifice foolishly -- Accept unsound sacrifices -- Don't be afraid to move the king -- Eliminate problems -- Keep your rooks active -- Accumulate small advantages -- Don't ignore enemy invaders -- Avoid pawn grabbing -- Blockade enemy pawns -- Occupy your strongpoints -- Turn problems into solutions -- Combine defense with counterattack -- Don't overextend yourself -- Make your opponent overextend -- Don't automatically make a queen -- Passed pawns must be pushed -- Rooks belong behind passed pawns -- Decoy with the outside passed pawn -- Push the right pawns -- Play for protected passed pawns -- Keep enough to win -- The king is a strong piece -- Keep out the enemy king -- Take the opposition -- Open a second front -- Minimize your losses -- Repeat the position -- Fight to the end -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments -- About the author
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 83 pages
Isbn
9780593451267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1282167098
  • (OCoLC)1282167098

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