With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess. Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules themselves are straightforward. It doesn't take long to learn how the pieces move, and even children as young as five can enjoy exciting games. They will also thoroughly enjoy outwitting friends and relatives!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2004Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Take ‘N’ Play Anywhere games feature big magnetic playing pieces that are easy for kids to use and hard for kids to lose! The convenient 6 3/4" square tin case makes it easy to slip the games into most bags to take everywhere and keep kids entertained on a trip, waiting at the doctor’s office, dining out, while stuck in traffic or just visiting grandma’s house! For 2 players.Product Dimensions: 6.75 x 6.75Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up
Wood Chess SetChallenge someone to a game of Chess with this solid wood chess set. Perfect for a rainy day or anytime! Makes a great gift for the beginner. For 2 players.-Solid Wood Game Board-Solid Wood Pieces-6 Years + Up
No Stress Chess Learning to play chess gets easier with No Stress Chess. An action card teaches players the different moves of various pieces that are a part of the game. Players can move on to try standard chess on the reverse side of the board after they master the basic game. A good game of chess can help develop kids' concentration levels while they plan their winning moves to defeat their opponents. This uniquely-designed brain-stimulating activity is specially designed to teach kids the basic rules and moves of the classic game of chess. Why You'll Love It: It provides kids a good opportunity to learn and play. Age: 7 years and up Features Two-sided chess board with hints on one side Different pieces are made of charcoal and ivory Provides illustrated action cards with a black plastic card tray Includes: Card trays Recommended Ages:7 – 12
ThinkFun Solitaire Chess You don't have to know Chess to become a master of this addictive logic game. The rules in Solitaire Chess are simple -- first set up the Chess pieces on the board according to one of the 60 challenge cards, then proceed to capture and eliminate all but one piece using only moves allowed in traditional Chess. You must capture a piece with every move, so this game is fast-paced and always exciting. Product Dimensions: 8.875 (L) x 2.5 (W) x 8 (H) Age: 8 years and upRecommended Ages:8 and up
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 a direct, lively text explains the game and its pieces in light of history. Readers are led through the fundamentals of beginning, middle, and end game, and shown winning strategies for offense and defense. Selection of the Book-of-the-Month and Trumpet Book clubs. Suitable for ages 8-12. 792,000 copies in print. Illustrations by Kimberly Bulcken Root.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/11/1990Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again.This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas. Beginners will learn how to position their pieces for maximum impact. More experienced players will discover some remarkable tactical and strategic themes that are vital for chess mastery.Throughout the book, numerous devastating opening traps are highlighted. You will have fun posing difficult problems for your opponent - whether a friend, a chess-club rival or your Dad!Chess Openings for Kids makes learning the chess openings fun. Playing these powerful openings helps develop an understanding of how the pieces work together. Soon you will be able to play strong moves in any opening position, and approach every game with confidence - and success.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/21/2011Pages: 128
A power move, explains experienced chess teacher Charles Hertan, is a winning master tactic that requires thinking ahead. To become one of the best chess players in your school you need to be able to think just 1,5 moves ahead, and this book teaches the four basic tricks do so. You will learn how to weed out silly moves and just consider a few important ones. Forget about learning openings and endgames, power moves will help you win in all stages of the game. Charles Hertan introduces the four main characters who will help you to learn these basic skills: Zort (a teenaged computer from the planet Zugszwang), the Dinosaurs, Power Chess Kid and the Chess Professor . The most complete and fun kids book ever on learning how to win games!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/16/2011Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
GLD Chess & Multi Game Set w/ Storage Compartment The Classic set includes 3 games in 1. Backga-mmon, Chess and Checkers, the set features a Leatherette playing board with Chessman storage. Backga-mmon playing pieces, two leatherette dice cups, One backga-mmon doubling cube, two pair of dice, 3.5-Inch wooden king, 15 each Ivory and Black chess pieces, checker pieces and playing instructions.
Pressman Toy Chess/Checkers/Backgammon Set Three classics in one box! Double sided game board, 30 plastic checkers, Staunton chess pieces, dice and instructions. For 2 players, ages 8 and up. Recommended Ages:6+
Quick Chess Now kids who are beginners in the brain-stimulating game of chess can learn its rules in a nurturing environment. Quick Chess comes with a starter set for beginners to discover the game. Offering up to 10 levels of play, Quick Chess will help develop your strategic skills. Why You'll Love It: Plus, it also a traditional chess set for experienced chess players. Age: 6 years and up Features Double-sided game board Starter set for beginners to learn movement of pieces Offers 10 levels of play Suitable for kids with shorter attention spans Multiple award winner Designed to develop strategic skills Recommended Ages:6 – 10
Green WildlifeTM WWF Congo Basin Chess (A Green Wildlife Product) Product includes a wooden chess board with removable lid measuring 10.25" x 10.25" x 10.5". Approximately 5% from the sale of this product will be donated to support WWF's global conservation efforts.Support an environmentally sustainable lifestyle and the World Wildlife Fund with these fun and educational games from Terra.2011 is the International Year or Forests. Declared by the United Nations General Assembly, the aim of this is to conserve and raise awareness on sustainable management and development of all types of forests in the world. It is vitally important for us to do our best to help protect and rebuild the world's forest. Now, you can do so by buying FSC certified products like these great games. The wood in these toys is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. This is the most trusted symbol for responsibly managed forests and signifies compliance with the highest social and environmental standards.Enjoy learning about and supporting the protection of the endangered species represented in these Wildlife Conservation Collection games while simultaneously promoting the conservation and protection of forests worldwide. Approximately 5% from the sale of this product will be donated to support WWF's global conservation efforts.Discover some of Africa's spectacular wildlife in this ageless game of chess. Sure to inspire a whole new generation of chess champions.This chess set will transport you to the Congo Basin: home to gorillas and bonobos, elephants and okapis, and of course the majestic lion. Like each game in the Wildlife Conservation Collection, the habitat featured in the design is under threat and action is needed to protect it.Enjoy playing the classic game of chess while learning about some of the most fascinating animals and habitats around the world. Features include: Recommende age: 6+ years. Recommended Ages:6 – 10
International Master Michael Basman puts 20 years of experience teaching children how to play chess into this systematic, succinct, and thorough book.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/23/2006Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Cardinal Industries Metal Board Chinese Checkers Cardinal Industries Metal Board Chinese Checkers is the timeless game for a new generation of players. Its fun for kids to learn to play with colors and a metallic finish. Why You'll Love It: This game helps improve children's concentration and observation skills. Age: 6 years and up Features Improves logical reasoning skills Sharpens cognitive thinking skills Helps develop problem-solving skills
Animals are on the loose on Sesame Street! Elmo invites you to join him and his animal friends as they embark on three fun-filled adventures. Help Elmo and Telly find Little Bo Peep's missing cow by following clues and working together. Then, use animal facts to help Elmo & Abby succeed on "The Find The Amphibian" game show. Plus, camp out with Elmo in a wilderness adventure as he learns how animals and little monsters are different. Includes special guest appearances by Cameron Diaz and Patricia Arquette. Product Measures: 0.5 x 5.4 x 7.5 IN Recommended Ages: 12 months & up
You're invited to play a shapes guessing game with Elmo and Zoe and their friends. From squares and circles to ovals and octagons, shapes are everywhere. Can the Sesame Street gang find seven squares before the mouse climbs up the clock? And the fun isn't finished yet. Elmo and Zoe also must find a gorgeous rainbow of fabulous food choices. Can your preschooler help them out? Join everyone's favorite furry monsters in this new video that teaches shapes, colors, and healthy eating. Product Measures: 0.7 x 5.4 x 7.5 IN Recommended Ages: 12 months & up
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