Synopses & Reviews
Making chess accessible to kids. International Master Michael Basman invites you into the challenging and exciting world of chess. His simple and accessible text presents the beginner with the rules, skills, and techniques of the game. Every aspect is illustrated with clear step-by-step photography, from setting up the board and basic moves, to more advanced tactics and strategy. A must for any budding Grandmaster!
Readers can learn all the rules of chess with annotated photosequences 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. He has taken part in several Olympics and in 1973 swept the board at the British Chess Championships. Since becoming an International Master in 1981, he has dedicated his time to teaching school children, and in 1996 set up the UK Chess Challenge, an annual event that attracts thousands of new players every year.