Chess is great for developing a childs analytical skills, fostering the competitive instinct--and having fun. Nothing beats this cute, character-based guide for teaching youngsters how to play. Jess and Jamie--two rough-and-tumble, chess-obsessed kids--explain it all: what the pieces are and how they move; the opening, middlegame, and endgame; checkmate; and sneaky tricks that win. The books friendly, entertaining, and essential to any childs bookshelf.
About the Author
Sabrina Chevannes is a young chess player and tutor-a rising star in the world of British chess. Managing Director of the Chevannes Chess Academy, she teaches chess in many London schools and arranges tournaments.