Checkmate!: The Wonderful World of Chess (Hardcover)
Chess is the ultimate fun strategy game - and this is the perfect introduction to chess, whether you're a budding master or you've never played before.
In simple, fun stages, readers will learn what every piece can do, and how to use them on the board. Clear, original board diagrams make the action easy to understand. Readers will also discover the best tactics to use against their opponent, from how to counter the Queen's Gambit to how to avoid the Fool's Mate. There's plenty to discover about the wider world of chess too - including unusual trivia and unbelievable true chess stories from history. You'll also find a full glossary of chess terms and profiles of some of the world's greatest players inside.
Written with clarity and humour, this is the only guide any young chess player will need.