By Harvey Kidder, Illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Illustrated Chess for Children was originally published in 1970. Now renamed, updated, newly illustrated, and presented with a custom-designed chess board and full set of chess pieces, the kids' book of chess and chess set introduces kids to the game that's inspired passion and challenge for over 900 years. Fantasy art captures the energy and excitement of chess's origins - the medieval battlefield - while direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense.
Includes 1 chess board, 1 set of Staunton-Style chess pieces, and 1 storage box.
Softcover containing 96 pages.