The Kids' Book of Chess
In the Middle Ages the knight was the ultimate warrior. In his suit of armor, on his spirited horse, he could overcome any resistance-as in the eleventh century, when it took only seventy knights to conquer the entire civilized kingdom of Sicily! Today the movements of medieval warriors are preserved in the moves of pieces on a chessboard; and by going back to the life and times of the Middle Ages, Harvey Kidder is able to explain the game of chess in an uncommonly exciting way.
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great starter chess setUser Review - janwill4 - Overstock.com
My 5 year old grandson recently started playing chess on the computer,. I wanted a game to play with him when he visits. This board set is a good value, with good-sized plastic pieces. I wish the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gryphondear - LibraryThing
A good explanation of the pieces, the moves and elementary strategy. Rarely patronizing, Kidder gives the neophyte player a good foundation for more advanced play. Read full review