Another brilliant review of Chess Improvement

16 November 2020

'My son, Thomas, is passionate about chess and we have found Chess Improvement a really useful book. The concept of a growth mindset is so important in the development of children, particularly now as they grow up in an uncertain and competitive world. It is therefore really interesting to see the concept specifically applied to chess, an area which has not always focused on the emotional and psychological side of things. The examples in this book are practical and easy to follow, even for a non-chess-playing parent “ particularly those around rankings, dealing with losses, and helping children who are perfectionists.'

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