The Foolish King-learn & play chess, read the book
By Stour Publishing Ltd
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The Foolish King - The Secret History of Chess
Long, long ago, when kings ruled the land, dragons filled the sky and magic still existed, two small children stumbled upon the game of chess. This is your chance to discover it with them . . . Join Pip and Holly on their magical fairy-tale adventure and become a chess master!
An interactive, smartly-designed, iPad app that is the perfect introduction to chess for children and adults alike – ideal for children aged six and above.
The app helps children and adults to learn chess with its ‘How To Play’ section, they can practice against the computer or their friend/parent and can join the world wide chess league for free! The chess league has a leaderboard showing results of chess games by age ranking as well as overall.
The Foolish King is a magical fairy-tale storybook about the secret history of chess - written by Lord Price and brought vividly to life by Martin Brown, illustrator of the mega-selling Horrible Histories.
Here are some recent reviews of the app:
- Learn chess basics through ‘How To Play’ tutorials
- Play ‘The Foolish King Live’ anybody else in the world!
- World wide chess leaderboard
- Play chess with the insects and bees from the story
- Play against the computer or your friend
- Help and prompts when playing chess
- Easy, medium and hard levels of the game available when playing vs computer
Read (In-app purchase)
- Your copy of The Foolish King book for £4.99 (Retailed at £10.99)
Beautifully illustrated throughout
With in-app purchase
What's New in Version 2.1.5
We’ve added a little humour to the Play Chess menu! Check it out and let us know what you think!
The Spring League is starting soon - play as many games as possible to increase your chance to win The Foolish King’s first ever league.
Check out your age group using the filters on the leaderboard - you could be in with a chance to win the Winter 2017 league!
See you in the chess arena!
Back soon with more updates, Woogle :)