The Kids' Book of Chess
Illustrated Chess for Children was originally published in 1970. Now renamed, updated, newly illustrated, and presented with a custom-designed chess board and full set of chess pieces, the kids' book of chess and chess set introduces kids to the game that's inspired passion and challenge for over 900 years. Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins-the medieval battlefield-while a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense.
Selection of the Book-of-the-Month and Trumpet Book clubs. Suitable for ages 8-12. 792,000 copies in print. Illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root.
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Grandma MarjUser Review - marnell5 - Overstock.com
This is a good introduction to the game of Chess for my grandkids ages 7 and 8. They are learning a little bit of it in school so like to practice on us when they are here. Just wish it came in a box where it could all be kept together. Guess I can find one that will work. Read full review
Great starter setUser Review - Anonymous - Target
My 7 year old and 5 year old just started playing and this set is great because it shows on the board how each piece moves. The book is simple and gives a history of chess and sample strategies to the game. Great for the price too. Read full review
What Is Chess?
How the Chess Pieces Move
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