Best Lessons of a Chess Coach

Best Lessons of a Chess Coach Extended Edition Now Available!

A complete re-write of the 1994 best-seller, this edition also includes two new chapters, more exercises and new Illustrative Games that build upon the concepts Sunil presents.

Publisher: Mongoose Press; Extended edition (September 1, 2020) Paperback: 360 pages

Next Steps: The new edition of Best Lessons is part of a curriculum-development plan the NSCF has created to provide high quality chess education materials. Now that the book is completed, we are creating online bonus material that will supplement the publisher’s book promotion, and help us achieve our goal of offering another great teaching tool for chess educators everywhere.

Want to Help?

We have some great rewards as our thanks for your support.

• Donate $100 and receive an autographed copy of “Best Lessons of a Chess Coach – Expanded Edition”.

• Donate $150 and receive an autographed copy of Best Lessons print edition and the digital interactive edition of the book.

• Honor Roll Supporter – For your gift of $500 or more, receive the autographed print edition, the digital edition, and your name on the Honor Roll of our upcoming book website (

Please note: Contributions above the retail value of the product(s) are tax-deductible.

Or you can simply donate $30 to receive a copy of the book ($30 includes postage) (USA only).

Overseas, please check Amazon or other online booksellers, or consider the ForwardChess app version of the book.

Whatever level of support you choose to make, please know that you are helping provide quality instruction for the next generation of aspiring chess players.