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Chess Books for Kids and Beginners

Chess Books for Kids - what better way for your child to get started in chess than with a chess book designed especially for kids? ChessCentral has selected the best chess books available for kids at their age of development. Start your child today on a lifetime of chess enjoyment!
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Lasker’s Manual of Chess Book
Laskerís Manual of Chess Book
Our Price: $27.95

Laskerís Manual of Chess is one of the greatest chess books ever written. The fact that it was first published almost 85 years ago has diminished neither its relevance nor significance in todayís modern chess world.
How to Think in Chess Book
How to Think in Chess Book
Our Price: $9.95

How to Think in Chess teaches you practical ways of thinking to win. You'll see how to assess your thought processes during play and how to reorganize them in practice. You'll get exercises to increase your thinking skills.
Chess Words of Wisdom Book
Chess Words of Wisdom Book
Our Price: $9.95

Chess Words of Wisdom quotes, paraphrases and summarizes the teachings of hundreds of experts, masters, IMs, GMs and eve a few scientists, scholars and generals. Essentially, all of the wisdom from thes important sources is in this one book! Chess Words of Wisdom is a digest of hundreds of years of chess knowledge from the greatest chess minds in history.
Power Chess for Kids
Power Chess for Kids
Our Price: $16.95

Experienced chess trainer Charles Hertan will show you how to become a very dangerous chess player! You will learn how to weed out silly chess moves and just consider a few important moves. You will learn how to start seeing great chess moves you never thought possible!
Bobby Fischer - Complete Games
Bobby Fischer - Complete Games
Our Price: $19.95

A first hand look at the games of the man recognized as the greatest chess player of all times. Bobby Fischer's genius raised the entire world's consciousness of chess and paved the way for multi-million dollar prize funds.
Winning Chess Tactics for Juniors
Winning Chess Tactics for Juniors
Our Price: $9.95

In our modern era in which many chess opening and middlegame positions are guided by sophisticated stratagems, the iron fist of tactical blows is still inevitably the final arbiter of the result.
Basic Chess
Basic Chess
Our Price: $19.95

Chess is the world's most popular board game--and now anyone can play, with this straightforward, jargon-free introduction. Written especially for beginners, it's the most comprehensive manual available and includes everything from explanations of each piece to orchestrating endgames.
Chess School 1a
Chess School 1a
Our Price: $14.95

his book is intended for young chess players who are taking their very first steps in chess. Chess is a battle of minds in which the player who wins is the one who is more clever, more knowledgeable and more clever.
Winning Chess Tactics, revised edition
Winning Chess Tactics, revised edition
Our Price: $21.95

Learn sure-fire tactics and combinations from one of the worlds top chess players. Attack? Defend? Swap pieces? Tactics are the watchdogs of strategy that take advantage of short-term opportunities to trap or ambush your opponent and quite possiblychange the course of a game in a single move
10 Ways to Succeed in Chess Series for Kids
10 Ways to Succeed in Chess Series for Kids
Our Price: $29.95

10 Ways to Succeed in Chess Series for Kids Plus DVD - First published in 2001, this  3 Volume chess book set is designed for kids. Each book in the series uses clear language and lots of diagrams to help the reader, with cartoons that brighten the mix.
10 Ways to Succeed in Chess Series for Kids Plus DVD
10 Ways to Succeed in Chess Series for Kids Plus DVD
Our Price: $39.95

10 Ways to Succeed in Chess Series for Kids Plus DVD - First published in 2001, this  3 Volume chess book set is designed for young players. Each book in the series uses clear language and lots of diagrams to help the reader, with cartoons. Plus Susan Polgar: Learning Chess the Easy Way Chess for Absolute Beginners DVD. On this DVD, Susan teaches beginners basic chess knowledge including pieces, points, rules and moves. Susan along with her teaching helpers, Champion and King Harold, set a fun stage for learning chess. Also included is a brief history of chess, a short biography on Susan and "Fun Facts" about chess. Donít miss added DVD-ROM features if you use this DVD in your computer!
Back to Basics: Fundamentals in Chess
Back to Basics: Fundamentals in Chess
Our Price: $17.95

With the expert guidance of chess master Branislav Francuski, you will learn how the chess pieces move and capture; the underlying principles of the game; how to spot and carry out simple checkmates; and understand the basic tactical ideas that are so important to playing and winning.
Back to Basics: Openings in Chess
Back to Basics: Openings in Chess
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Because of the sheer volume of variations, possible transpositions and ever-changing theory, chess openings can be overwhelming Ė even intimidating. This book is an introduction to understanding and playing chess openings.
Endgame Workshop
Endgame Workshop
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In Endgame Workshop, popular chess author Bruce Pandolfini explores all the important topics typically covered in most endgame treatises, but does so differently. To be sure, he follows the format usually employed in his own lessons, treating ideas across the board as they seem to apply.
Chess Analytics: Training with a Grandmaster
Chess Analytics: Training with a Grandmaster
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There is a broad range of the chess subjects which are covered. You will find well-known subjects like back-rank mate combinations, chapters about isolated pawns, strong squares, etc., as well as less commonly presented patterns, such as the chapters "False Guards" or "The Kingís Golden Cage."