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Gr 8 Up-A book for both beginning and advanced players. Pike points out the benefits of this multigenerational, all-inclusive, interactive game and recommends it to improve concentration and the ability to deal with complex situations. Early pages discuss the history of this ancient game. "Part Two" is devoted to strategy and tactics and offers over 50 easy-to-follow diagrams on plays at the beginning, middle, and closing of the game, and pitfalls such as the "doghole." Advice for setting up a checkers tournament (including a sample scorecard and schedule) and "Rules of Play and Laws for Standard American Checkers" (as well as variations) conclude the volume. The back cover folds out to become a board with numbered spaces so readers can follow along with the diagrams and the spiral binding makes the book easy to consult.-Edith Ching, St. Albans School, Mt. St. Alban, Washington, DC
Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I just wanted some basic info on how to play this game well, and this book provides it.Published 15 months ago by Cruizer
this is a good book for any one who wants to learn to play checkers and good for anyone who already plays checkersPublished 21 months ago by Dale S Wright
I have brought this book out a few time when I was stuck and the computer had me. I showed me the correct moves.Published 22 months ago by Rod Bassing
This Book about Play Winning Checkers: Official Mensa Game Book, is a great learning tool for the new and experienced checkers player. +++++Published 22 months ago by Brian D. Workman