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Chess Kid Learn to Play

This book is available for download with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. Apple Books on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


Learn to play chess interactively and win the fun way for absolute beginners. Written by a World FIDE Chess Master, it combines the best of multi-touch technology with expert chess knowledge to create a unique chess learning experience.

Don’t struggle reading lengthy explanations. Learn fundamental concepts in chess by engaging with 90 hands-on interactives. These 90 interactives aptly named, “Show Me”, “You Try”, and “Let’s Play” allow you to learn, practice, and play against the computer. After using this system, you’ll have a strong understanding of essential chess concepts.

Multi-Touch Chess Kid stands for "Interactive Chess for a Beginner". This book is suitable for ages over 9 years old. Kids younger than nine should have some supervision in order to get the most out of this multitouch book. Playing chess allows kids to develop creative thinking. The rules of chess are pretty easy to learn. Kids as young as four can learn to play chess. 

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then an interactive is worth a thousand pictures. Don’t waste time trying to visualize chess concepts in your head. Simply engage with this system and master chess. 

At the end of each lesson, test your knowledge with review questions. A full glossary is also included. Try the sample and see the difference!

There are thirteen chapters and an appendix in the book. The table of contents are shown below.
Introduction * Introducing Chess * The Chessboard and Starting Position * Chess Notation * How to Write Chess Moves
Pawn * Pawn Movement * Pawn Capture * The En Passant Rule * Pawn Promotion * Pawn Capturing Strategies
Rook *Rook Movement and Capture
Bishop * Bishop Movement and Capture
Queen * Queen Movement and Capture
Knight * Knight Movement and Capture
King, check and checkmate * King Movement and Capture * Check * Checkmate
Value of Pieces * Pieces * Pieces - Attacking * Pieces - Defending * Pieces - Exchanging * Let’s Play with Different Pieces
Castling * Kingside, Queenside, Rules
How to Draw * Repetition of Position by Perpetual Checks * By Stalemate * Other Ways to Draw
Basic Tactics * Forks * Pins * Skewers
Strategies * Checkmate Strategies * Opening * Middle Game * End Game
Let’s Play * Practical Rules * Let’s Play against Computer Appendix * Queen Checkmates in One Move


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Chess Kid Learn to Play
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Published: Dec 02, 2012
  • Publisher: Krishan Jhunjhnuwala
  • Seller: krishan jhunjhnuwala
  • Print Length: 304 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.0
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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