This engaging workbook introduces kids to the wonderful world of chess--from an explanation of every piece on the board to the fundamentals of the game and strategies to capture pieces and win--all told through fun visuals, mock games, and exciting exercises.Chess for Kids includes:
- A comprehensive introduction to the king, queen, knights, bishops, rooks, and pawns and how each piece moves, attacks, and defends.
- Detailed explanations of the basic rules of chess, tactics, strategies, mating patterns, and piece strategies.
- Write-in, workbook activities to help kids 'learn by doing, ' unlike other chess books which are text heavy and not interactive.
- The best offensive and defensive strategies including how to find weak spots in your opponent's defense and how to close games when most of the board's pieces are gone.
Author: Jennifer Kemmeter
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 10.90h x 8.50w x 0.50d
Audience: Ages 9-12
About the Author
Jennifer Kemmeter is the author of children's STEM series Build It! and Play It! She was born and raised in upstate New York, where she developed her passions for chess, construction toys and murder mysteries. Jennifer was an economist and marketing professional, and even dabbled in the diamond trade, before moving into children's books. She now lives in London, England with her husband and two sons. When she's not playing games, Jen is usually in her garden, wrestling with green wall irrigation and trying to outwit the local fox population.