A Pawn's Journey: Transforming Lives One Move at a Time

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Made For Success, Incorporated, Oct 9, 2018 - Games & Activities - 192 pages
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Foreword by Tim Crothers, author of "The Queen of Katwe" now a Disney movie.

From her first day in high school April knows she doesn't have what it takes to earn a college scholarship. She encounters a wise school counselor who turns her world upside down and begins to teach April invaluable life skills through a series of encounters...then everything begins to change for April.

In this moving tale based on true stories, you will learn how the game of chess can develop a strategic mind-set and produces the rare ability to graciously handle set-backs.

This success parable weaves powerful life lessons into a gripping story which you cannot set down. Discover the world beyond what you see and into the realm of possibilities.

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A Pawn's life has been an awesome read. The flow of the stories are easy and heart felt to read. A brief glimpse inside the mind of a chess master's perceptions of life through a game is inspiring! Every problem we face can truly be placed on the board!

About the author (2018)

National Master Elliott Neff is the founder of Chess4Life, which exists to help kids develop life skills through the game of chess. What began for Elliott as a childhood fascination with chess has blossomed into an opportunity to positively impact thousands of kids per week through Chess4Life programs. Elliott enjoys sharing his love of the game and especially the benefits of chess through speaking engagements, special appearances, simultaneous chess exhibitions, and even blindfold chess demonstrations. His enthusiasm for making a difference in kids' lives through this fun game is contagious as he makes strategic moves toward the goal of reaching 1 MILLION kids per week learning life skills through chess.

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