A complete beginner’s kit, including the beloved Kids’ Book of Chess, an illustrated instructional chessboard, and a set of 32 chess pieces!
From how to set up the board and make your first move to learning the notorious “blitzkrieg”—a lightning-swift mate-in-four—here is the kit with everything you need to learn and play chess, including a set of sturdy, environmentally friendly cardboard pieces you can build in the classic Staunton design, an illustrated chessboard with helpful reminders on how each piece moves, and a 96-page book filled with lively illustrations and focusing on the game’s historic origins on a medieval battlefield. The Kid’s Book of Chess teaches the game so effectively it’s sold over one million copies. It’s your move!
Kit includes The Kids Book of Chess an illustrated instructional chessboard and a set of 32 chess pieces to build plus a fabric storage bag to keep them in.
Read and approved for accuracy by the US Chess Federation.
By Harvey Kidder
Illustrated by George Ermos