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.
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- 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 2.6.3
We’ve noticed that you guys are getting better at chess by the day…and many of you have now completed all levels of Mate In One - so we have a NEW challenge for you: MATE IN TWO!
To gain access to Mate In Two, you need to gain Sturling Pounds (you’ll get 100 Sturling for free from us - a gift from Pip Perry). Win games in The Foolish King Live league and gain 10 Sturling, or draw and gain 5 Sturling.
Over and out for now,
- Category: Education
- Updated: Jun 23, 2017
- Version: 2.6.3
- Size: 986 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Stour Publishing Ltd
- © Stour Publishing Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
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- 'The Foolish King' book for iPad$4.99
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