Learn to play chess―and win―with this complete guide for kids ages 8 to 12
paperback, 160 pages, Rockridge Press
Check it out: Playing chess is tons of fun…and it can help make you smarter, too! How to Play Chess for Kids teaches you everything you need to know to start―even if you’ve never played before.
First get the hang of moving each piece, understand the rules, then find out how to capture pieces and win. In this book of chess for kids, you’ll try out different tactics, discover super-secret strategies, and practice thinking ahead.
How to Play Chess for Kids includes:
- How to speak chess―Chess has its own language―learn to speak it with a guide to game notation and an easy glossary.
- See it, play it―Lots of diagrams make learning chess for kids easy by illustrating the moves in every example.
- Real-life moves―Learn from the best with exciting excerpts from championship games by chess masters throughout history.
JESSICA E. MARTIN is a chess instructor and author who runs tournaments through her website overthechessboard.com. Her main goal is to motivate children to play chess and have fun while building self-confidence.
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