Chess for Children

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Sterling Publishing Company, Jun 1, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 126 pages
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"Three chess experts explain the history, rules, and strategy behind this ancient game of kings'....The authors introduce each piece from pawn to king separately in practice sessions that demonstrate the piece's strengths and limitations....Several famous matches are explained move by move....Clear black-and-white photographs and drawings illustrate each move....This useful addition for both school and public library collections will be popular with new chess enthusiasts."-- "Booklist

. 128 pages, 179 b/w illus., 8 x 10.

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About the author (1996)

Bob Wade's art has been commissioned for public and private collections around the world. For more than twenty five years, Wade has experimented with large-scale photography and color enhancement of black-and-white vintage photos. His work is part of the permanent collection of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Wade is a staff artist for Cowboys and Indians magazine, and lives in Austin, Texas

Al Lawrence is the Director of the Texas Tech Chess Program and former Executive Director of the USCF and World Chess Hall of Fame. Al is an award-winning author, journalist, and editor.

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