Suitable for beginning to intermediate players ages 8 and up, How to Play Chess uses computer-generated 3-D illustrations to bring the game to life, teaching kids everything from the strengths and weaknesses of individual pieces to more advanced strategies and techniques.
Author Claire Summerscale, a professional chess player and champion, stimulates young chess players at every stage. "Master challenges" reinforce the skills explained in the guide's step-by-step instructions, and solutions are included at the back of the book. Kids can even play as they learn with the press-out board and chess pieces included.
Help your child become a champion of the world's oldest and most popular skill with How to Play Chess.
*Previously published as Chess.
|Product dimensions:||8.90(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
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