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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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 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 goodsized plastic pieces. I wish the board ... Read full review
What Is Chess?
How the Chess Pieces Move
How to Play
Beginning the Game
Attack and Defense
Ending the Game
Its Your Move