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This book is essentially a teaching machine. The way a teaching machine works is: It asks you a question. If you give the right answer, it goes on to the next question. If you give the wrong answer, it tells you why the answer is wrong and tells you to go back and try again. This is called "programmed learning". The real authors were experts and authorities in the field of programmed learning. Bobby Fischer lent his name to the project. Stuart Margulies is a chess master and also a recognized authority on programmed learning. He is a widely published author of more than 40 books, all in the field of programmed learning, especially in learning how to read. For example, one of his books is "Critical reading for proficiency 1 : introductory level". Donn Mosenfelder is not a known or recognized chess player, but he was the owner of the company that developed and designed this book. He has written more than 25 books, almost all on basic reading, writing and math.
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Meant for beginners
When I originally wrote this book, I intended it to be for the beginning chess player, regardless of age. The longevity of its availability has proven that it indeed can raise the level of initial play, and can train you to have a "chess eye". Enjoy!
Note: Pages 1-178 are printed on the right hand pages, pages 179-334 printed upside down on the left hand pages. Page 16 explains exactly how this book should be used:'When you reach the last page of this book , turn the book around and continue working on the right-hand pages'.
Bobby Fischer was an American chess grandmaster, the eleventh World Chess Champion.
Stuart Margulies is a chess master and also a recognized authority on programmed learning.
Don Mosenfelder is the author of over twenty-five books about reading, writing, and math.
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Book Description Bantam Books, 1972. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110552673978