This enhanced Book introduces children and beginners to the magnificent game of chess. Written by a Grandmaster and his student, readers systemically learn how to move the pieces, opening principles, and basic chess strategy. The book demonstrates the educational value of chess using imagination, focus, and problem solving.
Highlights of this book include:
● Hundreds of interactive diagrams that allow the reader to swipe through chess moves.
● 8 chapters covering material from moving the pieces to endgame principles.
● Clear, simple language that both children and adults can easily comprehend.
“It is written in a simple manner that will appeal to a diverse group of people at any age.”
- BJ Armstrong, Former NBA Player for the World Champion Chicago Bulls
“An excellent handbook in which a grandmaster and former US Champion shares the foundation of his skill and technical knowledge. It builds a mathematical understanding of chess and explains to the beginner the logic behind each move.”
- Alex Onischuk, 2006 US Champion
“Splendid! At last a beginner’s resource book.”
- Former World Champion Anatoly Karpov
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A textbook for the ages!
This is probably the greatest chess textbook on the market. What really makes it so great is the fact that it isn't exclusively for children or adults, but a perfect in between for both. This made learning chess so enjoyable for me, and I am now becoming a much better chess player and having fun while doing it!
Exceptional For learning Chess
This is an exceptional book for learning chess and for beginners to start picking up the thought process needed to go to the next level. Very concise and organized for easy learning, taking you step by step through the basic tactics and strategy of the wonderful game of chess. The interactive diagrams and the method of writing make this very fun to read! Highly recommended.
Clear and concise. Helpful demonstrations.