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The Foolish King-learn & play chess, read the book

By Stour Publishing Ltd

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Description

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:

- https://www.commonsensemedia.org/app-reviews/the-foolish-king#

- http://writingfromthetub.co.uk/books/the-foolish-king-by-lord-mark-price/

- http://www.lep.co.uk/lifestyle/books/book-reviews-chess-masters-dinosaur-agents-and-a-terrific-toddler-tantrum-1-8135899

-http://www.techagekids.com/2016/08/the-foolish-king-new-chess-app-for.html

Features:
Learn
- Learn chess basics through ‘How To Play’ tutorials

Play
- 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 2.6.4

It’s HERE! The Summer League has now launched!

Find out the previous worldwide winners in the Board of Fame!

Will you be the winner of the Summer League?

We have updated the chess pieces and we hope you like them.
Let us know via the app review section on the App Store

Check out NEW tactics in the puzzles section - how many can you complete?
It’s HERE! The Summer League has now launched!

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The Foolish King-learn & play chess, read the book
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  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.6.4
  • Size: 1.04 GB
  • Language: English
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Rated 4+
  • Made for Ages 6–8

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. 'The Foolish King' book for iPad$4.99
  2. Chess Game Opening Tutorials$0.99