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Publisher Description

Learn to play chess interactively and win the fun way for absolute beginners. Written by a World FIDE Chess Master, it combines the best of multi-touch technology with expert chess knowledge to create a unique chess learning experience.

Don’t struggle reading lengthy explanations. Learn fundamental concepts in chess by engaging with hands-on interactives. These interactives aptly named, “Show Me”, “You Try”, and “Let’s Play” allow you to learn, practice, and play against the computer. 

After using this system, you’ll have a strong understanding of essential chess concepts. How to use these interactives are shown in the next three sections.

This book is suitable for ages over 9 years old. Kids younger than nine should have some supervision in order to get the most out of this interactive book. 

Playing chess allows kids to develop creative thinking. The rules of chess are pretty easy to learn. Kids as young as four can learn to play chess. 

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an interactive is worth a thousand pictures. Don’t waste time trying to visualize chess concepts in your head. Simply engage with this system and master chess. 

At the end of part, test your knowledge with review questions. 

There are twelve parts to this series and should be followed in sequence.

Part 1 - Pawn

a. Introduction

Introducing Chess

The Chessboard and Starting Position

Chess Notation

How to Write Chess Moves

b. Pawn

Pawn Movement

Pawn Capture

The En Passant Rule

Pawn Promotion

Pawn Capturing Strategies

Part 2 - Rook

a. Rook Movement and Capture

Part 3 - Bishop

a. Bishop Movement and Capture

Part 4 - Queen

a. Queen Movement and Capture

Part 5 - Knight

a. Knight Movement and Capture

Part 6 - King

King Movement and Capture



Part 7 - Pieces

1. Value of Pieces


Pieces - Attacking

Pieces - Defending

Pieces - Exchanging

Let’s Play with Different Pieces

Part 8 - Castling

Kingside, Queenside, Rules

Part 9 - Draw

1. How to Draw

Repetition of Position by Perpetual Checks

By Stalemate

Other Ways to Draw

Part 10 - Tactics

a. Basic Tactics




Part 11 - Strategy

Checkmate Strategies


Middle Game

End Game

Part 12 - Play

Practical Rules

Let’s Play against Computer

Good luck on learning chess. Who knows you or your kid could be the next grandmaster!

Arts & Entertainment
October 26
Krishan jhunjhnuwala

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