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

    • The Dynamic Benko Gambit
      An Attacking Repertoire for Black
      The Benko Gambit is a great opening for those who like active play. Black sacrifices a pawn in order to activate his pieces on the queenside, and generally gains enduring pressure.
      img

      The Dynamic Benko Gambit

      An Attacking Repertoire for Black
      Catalog Code: B0121NIC
      Our Price: $32.95

    • Starting Out - The Trompowsky
      The Trompowsky Attack is well known as an ambitious and aggressive opening. Initially an offbeat line favoured by club players, in recent history it has undergone somewhat of a transformation. Thanks to the efforts and innovations of Grandmasters such as Mickey Adams and Julian Hodgson, it has been fine-tuned into a powerful attacking weapon, and today it is seen as an important mainline opening in its own right.
      img

      Starting Out - The Trompowsky

      Catalog Code: B0296EM
      Our Price: $24.95

    • SHOPWORN Excelling at Chess Calculation
      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
      There are many differing opinions amongst the top players in the world of chess, but there is one thing upon which World Champions, Grandmasters and other experts all agree: the art of chess calculation is the absolute key to the success of a player. Master this discipline and you can surely expect your results to improve dramatically. Jacob Aagaard tackles the 'art of chess calculation', unravelling its many secrets and arming the reader with the necessary tools to be able to calculate effectively at the chessboard.
      img

      SHOPWORN Excelling at Chess Calculation

      Capitalizing on Tactical Chances
      Catalog Code: SWB0119EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $12.48


    • SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?
      Test your tactical chess skills with a quiz book with a difference! Grandmaster James Plaskett, a player of distinguished tactical ability, has carefully assembled an abundance of tactical chess puzzles to test players of all levels. At the beginning of each chapter the puzzles are relatively easy, worth five points for a correct solution. However as you move on they become more and more difficult, soon becoming worth ten points and eventually 15.
      img

      SHOPWORN - Can you be a Tactical Genius?

      Catalog Code: SWB0087EM

      Regular Price: $19.95

      Special Price: $9.98


    • EBOOK - Queen's Gambit Declined
      In this book, Grandmaster Sadler explains the ideas behind the Queen's Gambit Declined, one of Black's most dependable replies to the queen's pawn. He discusses all of the major variations in popular practice, explaining the key plans and ideas and highlighting important recent developments. Written by Grandmaster Matthew Sadler, one of the world's top young players, this book offers a full explanation of both the latest theory and important thematic ideas and covers the ever-popular Queen's Gambit Declined.
      img

      EBOOK - Queen's Gambit Declined

      Catalog Code: E-B0102EM
      Our Price: $19.95

    • Tango!
      A Dynamic Answer to 1. e4
      Tired of constantly defending passive positions with the black pieces against 1. d4? Looking for something new and exciting to unleash at the chessboard? This book provides an answer to these perennial questions. International Master and renowned openings theoretician Richard Palliser presents a complete repertoire for Black against queen's pawn openings based on the dynamic and very much underrated Black Knights Tango. Using illustrative games, Palliser gives a thorough grounding on the key tactics and strategies behind this ambitious opening, while also highlighting the various tricks and traps that both sides have to watch out for. Studying in depth both the main lines and White's more offbeat tries for an advantage, Palliser gives the readers the required knowledge and confidence to immediately try the Tango in their own games.
      img

      Tango!

      A Dynamic Answer to 1. e4
      Catalog Code: B0161EM

      Regular Price: $24.95

      Special Price: $9.98


    • Chess Camp - VOLUME 7
      Opening Tactics
      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, and for the parents and coaches who teach them.
      img

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 7

      Opening Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0086EU
      Our Price: $11.95

    • Chess Openings for Kids
      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
      img

      Chess Openings for Kids

      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      Catalog Code: B0164GB
      Our Price: $16.95

    • Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1
      The Definitive Work on Practical Endgame Tactics
      In this major two-volume work, renowned endgame theoretician John Nunn teaches the skills that are most important to success in practical endgames. Going beyond standard texts, Dr Nunn shows how to apply knowledge of standard endgames to find the right methods in tricky real-life practical situations - even when they differ greatly from the idealized forms given by traditional endgame manuals.
      img

      Nunn's Chess Endings - VOLUME 1

      The Definitive Work on Practical Endgame Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0163GB
      Our Price: $29.95

    • My Struggle - RUSSIAN / ENGLISH EDITION
      The book is entirely bi-lingual. The even-numbered pages are in Russian, the odd-numbered pages are in English. It was published in Moscow in the former Soviet Union in 1992. This book by V. D. Chaschihin, an International Master of the International Correspondence Chess Federation and winner of the magazine "64 - Chess Review", shows that the articles by World Chess Champion Alexander Alekhine, published in 1941 were revised and amended by German Nazi editors. The book also contains all the games from the two World Championship matches between Alekhine and Euwe in 1935 and 1937
      img

      My Struggle - RUSSIAN / ENGLISH EDITION

      Catalog Code: B0145IS
      Our Price: $19.95

    Tell us what you think about this item!
    lb