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Social Return on Investment: Quality Checkers (Skills for People) By Hugo Minney
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Is user experience worth doing? At times when the money is tight, the user experience audits are one of the things that get cut, but this report highlights just how important audits are, to the... More > people being audited, to the staff, and to customers. The study finds that people's behaviour changes, just because they have been listened to; but also staff feel more engaged, organisations innovate more, there are fewer legal disputes. For all commissioners of services for vulnerable adults, this report shows what can be measured and what return on investment you can get. It's accredited by the SROI Network showing that it complies with the Social Return on Investment principles, and with a Return on Investment that pays for the audits and more, you can't afford NOT to give your vulnerable people the best care available.< Less
The Spanish Origin of the Checkers and Modern Chess Game. Volume III. By Govert Westerveld
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Since 1987 we have defended in articles that the Spanish queen Isabella I of Castile (Isabel la Católica) was the new chess queen (dama) on the chessboard. Other publications were in 1990,... More > 1994, 1997, and 2004. And of course, Marilyn Yalom studied our book during her visit to the National Library in The Hague (Holland) before she wrote Birth of the Chess Queen in 2004. In her book one cannot see that in 1987, 1990, and 1994 we already published material about Isabel la Catolica (Isabel I of Castile) being the new powerful dama or chess queen on the chessboard. In other words we can state here that we have been studying Spanish history and its chess literature for over 30 years. Since 2003 we have also known the development of the new bishop in chess.< Less
Woldouby's Biography, Extraordinary Senegalese checkers player during his stay in France 1910 – 1911. By Govert Westerveld
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Every checkers player knows about Woldouby's famous position. This 21 year-old Senegalese drew a lot of attention in Paris in 1910 when he won against all challengers in his store located in the... More > Senegalese village of the Exposition of Jardin d'Acclimatation zoologique. No one understood how this player could win all the games that fast. After Amadou Kandie Woldouby was the second African who participated in a checkers tournament in Paris since he became the city champion in 1911. In 1911 he left France and no one knew his whereabouts since then. In this biography we show that Weiss' golpe (shot) actually was Woldouby's golpe, since he won against Isidore Weiss with it. On the other hand we want to show that Woldouby returned to Senegal in 1911 to take the place of a checkers runner-up in 1913. His biography deserves a worthy place in the history of checkers, as he was the prominent predecessor of the famous Senegalese checkers player Baba Sy.< Less
Baba Sy, the World Champion of 1963-1964 of 10x10 Draughts - Volume II By Govert Westerveld
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This book should be considered a historical book, as it is the draughts’ career of Baba Sy, a prominent Senegalese player. He was able to be the best in the world without reading any books. He... More > had a natural talent and was a self-made man thanks to the game of checkers. I have witnessed the achievements of the great Baba Sy and I have been in the early stage of the great players like Harm Wiersma and Ton Sijbrands, on which I predicted in 1964 that they would be a future world champions. So I know the mentality that one must have to succeed in this mind sport. My 40 year stay in Spain and my research on the Moors permits me to know more about the Islamic custom. And so I am now in a much better position than 40 years ago to comment properly on the life of Baba Sy.< Less
Baba Sy, the World Champion of 1963-1964 of 10x10 Draughts - Volume I By Govert Westerveld
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This book should be considered a historical book, as it is the draughts’ career of Baba Sy, a prominent Senegalese player. He was able to be the best in the world without reading any books. He... More > had a natural talent and was a self-made man thanks to the game of checkers. I have witnessed the achievements of the great Baba Sy and I have been in the early stage of the great players like Harm Wiersma and Ton Sijbrands, on which I predicted in 1964 that they would be a future world champions. So I know the mentality that one must have to succeed in this mind sport. My 40 year stay in Spain and my research on the Moors permits me to know more about the Islamic custom. And so I am now in a much better position than 40 years ago to comment properly on the life of Baba Sy.< Less
THE HISTORY OF DRAUGHTS IN CORNWALL By .
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THIS A5 B/W BOOK, EXPLAINS THE HISTORY OF DRAUGHTS IN CORNWALL FROM THE 1800s TO THE PRESENT, 2015. IT HAS MANY PICTURES OF PAST PLAYERS AND RECORDS OF WINNERS BY THE YEAR, CUPS AND SHIELDS ETC ETC.
Learn Chess in 30 minutes! By Reuben Salimu
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This is a tutorial book for anyone who wants to learn chess from scratch or anyone who already knows a bit but is not so sure. Full of diagrams to take you step by step through the process of how the... More > pieces move and a basic idea of the goal of the game.< Less
The History of Alquerque-12. Spain and France. Volume I By Govert Westerveld
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Scholars did not consider it necessary to grant Spain the honour of being the creative country of the game of draughts and of the new modality in the chess game with the new dama. Both the... More > alquerque-3 as the alquerque-9 games were known in Roman times. Completely different is the situation for the alquerque-12 game. It is said that the alquerque has its origin in Egypt. Perhaps this is the case for the alquerque-3 and alquerque-9 games, but never for alquerque-12 game. Some authors claim that the alquerque-12 game is a Greek or Roman game, but the great expert of these games, Dr. Ulrich Schädler, discards it. This book is the first proof that the alquerque-12 game was not popular at all in France, but much more in Spain, where the new chess game and draughts game were invented.< Less
El Ingenio ó Juego de Marro, de Punta ó Damas de Antonio de Torquemada (1547) By Govert Westerveld
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According to data available at this time the first draughts book written in Valencia in 1547 was titled El Ingenio o juego de marro, de punta o Damas. This is indicated by Nicolao Antonio,... More > Bibliotheca Hispana Vetus, 1696 Volume I, page 165. I am able to write about this draughts book, because I came to possession of a copy of this book. The cost was rather high, but it was worthwhile to fly to Amsterdam in 1988 to obtain this copy, of which the original is now in unknown hands in Madrid. The positions of the diagrams, letters, and language that I could reproduce here are nearly identical to the original book, thus diagrams with almost the same nice decoration and with almost the same old Spanish letters and the same language of the XV century. Furthermore I reproduced the same positions of the diagrams, thus using the white squares for the pawns and having the long diagonal on the right hand. The drawing of the pawns and Dama are exactly the same as appearing in the original book.< Less
Position Book By Position Book
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100 blank backgammon position templates for recording and collating checker and cube decisions.

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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