The Batsford Book of Chess for Children  -     By: Sabrina Chevannes
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The Batsford Book of Chess for Children

Batsford / 2014 / Hardcover

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Friendlier and more fun than the average children's chess book, The Batsford Book of Chess for Children should become an essential addition to any child's bookshelf.

This cute, character-based book, aimed at children aged 7 and up, is a complete guide to chess for those starting out in the game. In straightforward, animated language, Jess and Jamie - two rough-and-tumble kids who are obsessed with chess - explain everything you need to know, from first sitting down at the board to sneaky tricks to help you beat your opponents. 128 pages, hardcover.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Batsford
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 9.75 X 7.50 (inches)
ISBN: 184994069X
ISBN-13: 9781849940696
Ages: 7

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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 Bio

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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