Synopses & Reviews
International Master Michael Basman puts 20 years of experience teaching children how to play chess into this systematic, succinct, and thorough book.
A children s step-by-step visual guide to the rules, skills, and techniques of chess by International Master and renowned chess tutor Michael Basman.
From the history of chess and the aim of the game to essential tactics and taking it even farther in clubs, tournaments, and championships, Chess for Kids covers it all. Before explaining techniques, the book details each piece pawns, bishops, the king, and more to ensure kids have a comprehensive understanding before they begin to play. Chess board graphics illustrate different scenarios and support the text explanations so readers can visualize different moves and their potential outcomes as they go.
Let Chess for Kids and International Master Michael Basman turn you into a champion chess player."
Readers can learn all the rules of chess with annotated photo sequences and advice on the game from a top game expert. Photos.
About the Author
Michael Basman became hooked on chess at the age of ten and has been playing ever since. Since becoming an International Master in 1981, he has dedicated his time to teaching school children how to play.