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Chess is Child's Play

302 pages, hardback, Mongoose, 1. edition 2012.

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Chess is Child's Play is a book written by parents, for parents. It is written for YOU!

Chess is one of the oldest strategy games known to man. Studies show that children who learn chess at an early age gain such valuable life skills as:

  • Problem-solving ability
  • Improved patience and focus
  • Enhanced imagination
  • Greater self-confidence

Chess educators Laura Sherman and Bill Kilpatrick have created an easy, step-by-step method for teaching chess that parents of all skill levels can use to teach children of any age.

You don't have to know how to play in order to use the system. This book will teach you the game, while showing you how to teach your child to play. You will learn together.

Chess makes children smarter. Give your child an advantage in life and teach him or her to play today!

Language English
Author Kilpatrick, Bill
Sherman, Laura
Publisher Mongoose
Edition 1.
Medium Book
Weight 880 g
Width 19.6 cm
Height 24.9 cm
Pages 302
ISBN-13 978-1-936277-31-5
Year of Publication 2012
Binding hardback

009 Preface

010 Authors' biographies

011 Chapter 1. Why Chess?

019 Chapter 2. What You Should Expect from the Lessons

023 Chapter 3. Tips on Teaching

035 Chapter 4. Special Exercises for Two- to Four-Year-Olds

049 Chapter 5. The Rook

061 Chapter 6. How to Take the Other Player's Pieces

071 Chapter 7. The Bishop

079 Chapter 8. How to Attack and Defend Pieces

010 Chapter 9. The Queen

109 Chapter 10. The King

113 Chapter 11. Check

125 Chapter 12. Checkmate

133 Chapter 13. The Knight

143 Chapter 14. The Pawn

165 Chapter 15. Legal and Illegal Moves

169 Chapter 16. How to Set Up the Chessboard

177 Chapter 17. The First Game

183 Chapter 18. Castling

199 Chapter 19. Tips for How to Start a Game of Chess

217 Chapter 20. Value of the Pieces

225 Chapter 21. Your Pieces Can Get in the Way

233 Chapter 22. More About Attacking

241 Chapter 23. More About Defending

257 Chapter 24. Getting Out of Check

269 Chapter 25. More About Checkmate

291 Chapter 26. Stalemate and Draw

302 Afterword

Chess is Child's Play