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The Kids' Book of Chess/Book and Kids' Chess Set (Paperback)

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    ITEM#: 3058794

    Illustrated Chess for Children was originally published in 1970. Now renamed, updated, newly illustrated, and presented with a custom-designed chess board and full set of chess pieces, the kids' book of chess and chess set introduces kids to the game that's inspired passion and challenge for over 900 years. Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins-the medieval battlefield-while a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense.

    Selection of the Book-of-the-Month and Trumpet Book clubs. Suitable for ages 8-12. 792,000 copies in print. Illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root.


    ISBN 9780894807671
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / Board Games
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 2008-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Workman Pub Co
    Copyright Year 1990
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 12.25 in
    Thickness 1.75 in
    Unit weight 1.1 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Kidder, Harvey
    Country of Origin United States

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    • Grandma Marj

      This is a good introduction to the game of Chess for my grandkids ages 7 and 8. They are learning a little bit of it in school so like to practice on us when they are here. Just wish it came in a box where it could all be kept together. Guess I can find one that will work.

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    • great starter chess set

      My 5 year old grandson recently started playing chess on the computer,. I wanted a game to play with him when he visits. This board set is a good value, with good-sized plastic pieces. I wish the board was a little heavier. The book is excellent, with clear and concise explanation of pieces and moves. It's above his reading level, but easily understood when read to him.

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    • Great for starters

      I purchased this for my 5 year old who is really into chess. Her Dad usually plays with her but he had to go serve in the Navy. So I had to learn. The book is helpful and the game is great for small hands. It is great for her.

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    • Chess Set

      For the price, you can't beat it. Our grandson loves it and the rule book is very easy to read.

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      • grandson is learning to play chess

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