Chess is Child's Play

    Teaching Techniques that Work!

    Chess is Child's Play
    img
    Our Price: $19.95

    Catalog Product Code: B0087EU

    *Eligible for Media Mail Shipping Details
    In Stock Ready To Ship
    Share product with a friends & opponents!
    img img img img
    Publication Date: April 16, 2012
    Notation Type: NL - Notationless
    Page Count: 304 Pages

    Book Description

    Chess is Child's Play is a book written by parents, for parents. It is written for YOU!

    Chess is one of the oldest strategy games known to man. Studies show that children who learn chess at an early age gain such valuable life skills as:

    • Problem-solving ability
    • Improved patience and focus
    • Enhanced imagination
    • Greater self-confidence

    Chess educators Laura Sherman and Bill Kilpatrick have created an easy, step-by-step method for teaching chess that parents of all skill levels can use to teach children of any age.

    You don't have to know how to play in order to use the system. This book will teach you the game, while showing you how to teach your child to play. You will learn together.

    Chess makes children smarter. Give your child an advantage in life and teach him or her to play today!

    About the Author(s)

    Laura Sherman founded Your Chess Coach, with her husband, Dan Sherman, teaching chess to children through various schools.

    Bill Kilpatrick, founder of several professional specialty schools, brings an entrepreneurial spirit to chess coaching. Together they provide consulting around the globe helping improve the ability of coaches, parents and educators to teach chess to children.

    Related Products

    • Winning with 1. d4
      Winning with 1. d4
      img

      Winning with 1. d4

      Catalog Code: CB0111CD

      Regular Price: $9.95

      Special Price: $4.98


    • Chess For Tomorrow's Champions
      Short Description for Chess For Tomorrows Champions - B0275EM
      img

      Chess For Tomorrow's Champions

      Catalog Code: B0275EM

      Regular Price: $9.95

      Special Price: $4.98


    • Chess Explained - The Queen's Gambit Declined
      A New Approach to Understanding the Chess Openings
      Books are not theoretical works in the traditional sense, but more a series of lessons from a chess expert with extensive over-the-board experience with an opening. You will gain an understanding of the opening and the middlegames to which it leads, enabling you to find the right moves and plans in your own games. It is as if you were sitting at the board with a chess coach answering your questions about the plans for both sides, the ideas behind particular moves, and what specific knowledge you need to have.
      img

      Chess Explained - The Queen's Gambit Declined

      A New Approach to Understanding the Chess Openings
      Catalog Code: B0126GB

      Regular Price: $23.95

      Special Price: $11.98


    • The Wonderful Winawer
      Strategic Ideas & Surprise Weapons for Dynamic Chess Players
      The widely-played Winawer Variation has been called 'the jewel in the crown of the French Defence'. It is easy to see why. This is an opening for players who love a real fight. Black immediately attacks White's centre and the resulting positional dynamics offer chances to both sides.
      img

      The Wonderful Winawer

      Strategic Ideas & Surprise Weapons for Dynamic Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0094NIC
      Our Price: $23.95

    • EBOOK - Play the Caro-Kann
      A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
      In this book, International Master Jovanka Houska presents the reader with a concise and trustworthy repertoire within the Caro-Kann, providing a solution against all of White's main options, and efficient methods to deal with tricky sidelines. Houska examines the important tactical and strategic plans for both sides, arming the reader with enough information to begin playing the Caro-Kann with confidence in their own games.
      img

      EBOOK - Play the Caro-Kann

      A Complete Chess Opening Repertoire Against 1. e4
      Catalog Code: E-B0071EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • ENDGAME T-SHIRT - FOOL'S MATE
      The Fool's Mate shirt: Black shirt with large front print design, using discharge inks for a super soft feel and vintage look.
      img

      ENDGAME T-SHIRT - FOOL'S MATE

      Catalog Code: T-FOOLSMATE
      Our Price: $21.95

    • Spanish Gambits - UPDATED
      Updated in 2011 with New, Improved Lines of Play
      The Spanish Chess Opening, also known as the Ruy Lopez, named a Spanish clergyman who made it popular, is one of the oldest and most heavily analyzed of openings, with many variations having been analyzed up to move 20. Yet, there are still new things being discovered about it. This book covers early attempts by either side to wrest the initiative from the other by means of an early pawn sacrifice.
      img

      Spanish Gambits - UPDATED

      Updated in 2011 with New, Improved Lines of Play
      Catalog Code: B0084IS
      Our Price: $15.95

    • Chess Informant - ISSUE 18
      img

      Chess Informant - ISSUE 18

      Catalog Code: B0018INF
      Our Price: $17.95

    • Positional Sacrifices
      Most competitive players are very familiar with the idea of a sacrificial checkmating attack, but the positional sacrifice has been strangely neglected. By means of a subtle positional sacrifice, a player can sometimes fundamentally alter the course of a game in his or her favor. In this instructive and entertaining book International Master Neil McDonald demonstrates just how effective well-executed positional sacrifices are. Topics covered include sacrifices to open lines for the pieces, sacrifices as a defensive weapon, the exchange sacrifice, the psychology of sacrifice and much more.
      img

      Positional Sacrifices

      Catalog Code: B0183EM

      Regular Price: $15.95

      Special Price: $7.98


    • A Guide To Chess Endings
      This book makes a fairly thorough study of those endings most likely to occur in play, especially those with rooks. This book is best worked through as a course of study, so that the underlying ideas are absorbed and a sound positional judgment is acquired it is at first not necessary to understand every nuance, far less to try to remember the more difficult variations; indeed one might pass over the sub-variations at first reading.
      img

      A Guide To Chess Endings

      Catalog Code: B0118IS
      Our Price: $25.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb