The Batsford Book of Chess for Children

The Batsford Book of Chess for Children

by Sabrina Chevannes
     
 

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Chess is great for developing a child's analytical skills, fostering the competitive instinct—and having fun. Nothing beats this cute, character-based guide for teaching youngsters how to play. Jess and Jamie—two rough-and-tumble, chess-obsessed kids—explain it all: what the pieces are and how they move; the opening, middlegame, and endgame;…  See more details below

Overview

Chess is great for developing a child's analytical skills, fostering the competitive instinct—and having fun. Nothing beats this cute, character-based guide for teaching youngsters how to play. Jess and Jamie—two rough-and-tumble, chess-obsessed kids—explain it all: what the pieces are and how they move; the opening, middlegame, and endgame; checkmate; and sneaky tricks that win. The book's friendly, entertaining, and essential to any child's bookshelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849940696
Publisher:
Batsford, B.T. Ltd.
Publication date:
02/04/2014
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
291,946
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 12.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Sabrina Chevannes is a young chess player and tutor-a rising star in the world of British chess. Managing Director of the Chevannes Chess Academy, she teaches chess in many London schools and arranges tournaments.

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