Welbeck Children's Checkmate!: The young player's complete guide to chess
Welbeck Children's Checkmate!: The young player's complete guide to chess

Checkmate!: The young player's complete guide to chess

By John Foley

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Publication Date: October 3, 2023

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

The perfect introduction to chess, whether you're a budding master or you've never played before. As well as a glossary of chess terms and profiles of some of the world's greatest players, there's also unusual trivia and unbelievable true chess stories from history.

Chess is the ultimate fun strategy game – and this is the perfect introduction to chess, whether you're a budding master or you've never played before.In simple, fun stages, readers will learn what every piece can do, and how to use them on the board. Clear, original board diagrams make the action easy to understand. Readers will also discover the best tactics to use against their opponent, from how to counter the Queen's Gambit to how to avoid the Fool's Mate. There's plenty to discover about the wider world of chess too – including unusual trivia and unbelievable true chess stories from history. You'll also find a full glossary of chess terms and profiles of some of the world's greatest players inside.Written with clarity and humour, this is the only guide any young chess player will need.

About the Author

John Foley is the Secretary of the Education Commission of the European Chess Union. He has authored workbooks for children and also works as a chess tutor.

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 112 pages

Publisher: Welbeck Children's

Publication Date: October 3, 2023

ISBN: 9781839352485

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