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By Maurice Ashley

Maurice Ashley immigrated to big apple from Jamaica on the age of twelve, simply to be faced with the cruel realities of city existence. yet he chanced on his concept for a greater lifestyles after stumbling upon a chess ebook and turning into hypnotized by means of the sport. He may ultimately holiday the chess world's colour strains by way of changing into a global Grandmaster in 1999.

Ashley learned that chess options might be used as an academic software to assist little ones keep away from the pitfalls frequently linked to transforming into up. during this booklet, he serves up compelling anecdotes approximately how chess has certainly affected younger gamers. He additionally deals pointers on approach, tips to make the sport enjoyable for kids of every age and degrees, and the way to beat the parable that chess is not cool. via his counsel, readers will know how chess recommendations can increase a kid's psychological agility, creativity, and problem-solving abilities. Chess for Success is a much-anticipated source for folks, lecturers, counselors, early life staff, and chess fanatics.

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