My First Chess Book: 35 Easy and Fun Chess-Based Activities for Children Aged 7 Years +


Learn how to play chess – the world’s most popular board game! Chess is easy to learn, and anyone can play it. Jessica E Prescott teaches you how you can get good at it – and start winning. This isn’t a boring textbook about the rules of the game; you can improve your skills through 35 fun activities. Why not have a game of Pawn Football (pawns line up at their starting rank and race to the other side), or do the Queen Dance (make a checkmate using only a
queen and king)? Try Scholar’s Mate – the four-move mate every beginner needs to know – and when you’re really good, play Bughouse, a crazy four-person game with two chess sets on the board. All the
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ISBN:

9781782491576

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

128

Dimensions:

27cm x 21cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Colouring , Kids & Young Adult , Pop Culture

Series:

My First

Publisher:

CICO

Published:

01 August 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jessica E. Prescott

Jessica Prescott is the writer and photographer behind the stylish vegan blog Wholy Goodness: Cooking With Plants (www.wholygoodness.com) which was nominated as a finalist in the Best New Voice category in the Saveur awards. She grew up in Napier – the fruit bowl of New Zealand – and now lives in Berlin. Wholy Goodness is a manifestation of her long-held desire to share her