9781849940696

The Batsford Book of Chess for Children

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  • ISBN13:

    9781849940696

  • ISBN10:

    184994069X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/4/2014
  • Publisher: Batsford
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Summary

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.

Author Biography

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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