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Chess is good for the intellectual development of children. Many studies show that chess brings contributions to the development of the brains of kids in every age group. Chess improves concentration, strategically thinking, pattern recognition, decision making and learns how to cope with winning and losing (sportsmanship). On top of that - and maybe most important - chess is great fun. As a parent there many ways to introduce your kid to the game of chess. In this chapter you will find equipment for all ages and all levels. Many well written books exits on the subject of chess for children, by authors like Michael Basman, Murray Chandler, Harvey Kidder, and Bobby Fischer. So, if your kid likes chess or you want to introduce him or her to this fun game, a book can be of great help. Below you’ll find descriptions of the methods used in each and every book, to help your kid develop in a playful matter.



How To Beat Your Dad At Chess (gambit Chess) - Murray Chandler
1998 Gambit Publications How To Beat Your Dad At Chess (gambit Chess)-Murray Chandler

The core of the book are no less than 50 different patterns to deliver mate. Mate is the end of the game – and according to Chandler – can well be the start of chess teaching. There’s something to say for this. The patterns and joy involved by giving mate is what’s exemplary for the beauty of the game.
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Chess Tactics For Kids - Murray Chandler
0000 Gambit Publications Chess Tactics For Kids-Murray Chandler

Tactics are great fun to study and learn, and even more fun to play over the board. Tactics are forced combinations in which several pieces are involved - normally a few moves deep - that hopefully lead to some kind of advantage. By learning tactics to children they’ll improve their pattern recognition and logical thinking. And they will get better rapidly at chess. GM Chandler is specialised in teaching chess to beginners and children.
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Power Chess For Kids: Learn How To Think Ahead And Become One Of The Best Players In Your School - Charles Hertan
2011 New In Chess,Csi Power Chess For Kids: Learn How To Think Ahead And Become One Of The Best Players In Your School-Charles Hertan

Power Chess For Kids doesn’t concentrate on openings, middlegames or endgames, but claims to help to develop skills for every stage of the game. The method in the book is based on three pillars; basic checkmates, master tactics and think one and a half move ahead. The author mostly focuses on pattern recognition, which makes seeing and playing certain moves a lot easier for kids.
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Chess For Children: How To Play The World's Most Popular Board Game - Murray Chandler, Helen Milligan
2004 Gambit Publications Chess For Children:  How To Play The World's Most Popular Board Game-Murray Chandler Helen Milligan

Chess is great fun, so why not start at an early age? Chess helps children to develop concentration, sportsmanship and creative thinking. The game is strategic, exciting and challenging. This book proves learning to play chess is surprisingly easy. It shows in an instructive way how all of the pieces move, and teaches chess notation and some basic strategy. Children soon can play with their friends, siblings, class mates and parents.
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Chess Is Child's Play: Teaching Techniques That Work - Laura Sherman, Bill Kilpatrick
2012 Mongoose Press Chess Is Child's Play: Teaching Techniques That Work-Laura Sherman Bill Kilpatrick

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How To Play Chess For Children: A Beginner's Guide For Kids To Learn The Chess Pieces, Board, Rules, Strategy - Tim Ander
2017 Independently How To Play Chess For Children: A Beginner's Guide For Kids To Learn The Chess Pieces, Board, Rules, Strategy-Tim Ander

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Chess Endgames For Kids - Karsten Muller
2015 Gambit Publications Chess Endgames For Kids-Karsten Muller

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Chess Strategy For Kids - Thomas Engqvist
2016 Gambit Publications Chess Strategy For Kids-Thomas Engqvist

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Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 3: Mastering Defensive Techniques - Susan Polgar
2016 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 3: Mastering Defensive Techniques-Susan Polgar

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The Batsford Book Of Chess For Children - Sabrina Chevannes
2014 Batsford The Batsford Book Of Chess For Children-Sabrina Chevannes

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Chess Openings For Kids - John Watson, Graham Burgess
2011 Gambit Publications Chess Openings For Kids-John Watson Graham Burgess

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A Queen And Her Court: An Instructional Tale Of Beginnig Chess Moves For Beginners, Students And Teachers - Ms Cindy Rose
2014 Independent A Queen And Her Court: An Instructional Tale Of Beginnig Chess Moves For Beginners, Students And Teachers-Ms Cindy Rose

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Chess Puzzles For Kids - Murray Chandler
2012 Gambit Publications Chess Puzzles For Kids-Murray Chandler

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Teach Your Child Chess In 10 Easy Lessons - Nm Stephen Paul Colding
2017 Independent Teach Your Child Chess In 10 Easy Lessons-Nm Stephen Paul Colding

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Chess Workbook For Children: The Chess Detective's Introduction To The Royal Game - Todd Bardwick
2006 Chess Detective Press Chess Workbook For Children: The Chess Detective's Introduction To The Royal Game-Todd Bardwick

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Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 1: Must-know Checkmates - Susan Polgar
2016 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 1: Must-know Checkmates-Susan Polgar

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Checkmate!: My First Chess Book (everyman Chess) - Garry Kasparov
2004 Everyman Chess Checkmate!: My First Chess Book (everyman Chess)-Garry Kasparov

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My First Chess Book: 35 Easy And Fun Chess-based Activities For Children Aged 7 Years + - Jessica E Prescott
2014 CICO Books My First Chess Book: 35 Easy And Fun Chess-based Activities For Children Aged 7 Years +-Jessica E Prescott

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Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 5: Finding Winning Moves! - Susan Polgar
2017 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 5: Finding Winning Moves!-Susan Polgar

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Chess Camp: Two Move Checkmates, Vol 5 - Igor Sukhin
2011 Mongoose Press Chess Camp: Two Move Checkmates, Vol 5-Igor Sukhin

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The Everything Chess Basics Book - Peter Kurzdorfer, Us Chess Federation
2003 Everything The Everything Chess Basics Book-Peter Kurzdorfer Us Chess Federation

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Thinking With Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14 - Alexey W. Root
2012 Mongoose Press Thinking With Chess: Teaching Children Ages 5-14-Alexey W. Root

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Chess Camp: Tactics In Attack And Defense - Igor Sukhin
2012 Mongoose Press Chess Camp: Tactics In Attack And Defense-Igor Sukhin

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Chess For Smart Kids: How To Become A Junior Chess Master - Magnus Templar
2017 Independent Chess For Smart Kids: How To Become A Junior Chess Master-Magnus Templar

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Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 2: Winning Material - Susan Polgar
2016 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Learn Chess The Right Way: Book 2: Winning Material-Susan Polgar

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Chess Camp: Opening Tactics - Igor Sukhin
2012 Mongoose Press Chess Camp: Opening Tactics-Igor Sukhin

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202 Checkmates For Children - Fred Wilson, Bruce Alberston
2004 Cardoza 202 Checkmates For Children-Fred Wilson Bruce Alberston

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Chess, Step By Step: From Beginner To Champion-1: Book-1 - Aleksandr Kitsis
2011 Independent Chess, Step By Step: From Beginner To Champion-1: Book-1-Aleksandr Kitsis

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Chess For Children Activity Book - Sabrina Chevannes
2015 Batsford Chess For Children Activity Book-Sabrina Chevannes

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Basic Chess Openings For Kids: Play Like A Winner From Move One - Charles Hertan
2015 New In Chess,Csi Basic Chess Openings For Kids: Play Like A Winner From Move One-Charles Hertan

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Chess Tactics For Scholastic Players - Dean Ippolito
2007 Dean Ippolito, LLC Chess Tactics For Scholastic Players-Dean Ippolito

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Chess Camp: Elementary Endgames, Vol 4 - Igor Sukhin
2011 Mongoose Press Chess Camp: Elementary Endgames, Vol 4-Igor Sukhin

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Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess Activities For Inquiry And Problem Solving - Alexey W. Root
2008 Libraries Unlimited Science, Math, Checkmate: 32 Chess Activities For Inquiry And Problem Solving-Alexey W. Root

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Junior Chess Training: Improve Your Chess - Julian Simpole
2003 Hardinge Junior Chess Training: Improve Your Chess-Julian Simpole

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Tips For Young Players - Matthew Sadler
1999 Everyman Chess Tips For Young Players-Matthew Sadler

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Power Chess For Kids: More Ways To Think Ahead And Become One Of The Best Players In Your School (volume 2) - Charles Hertan
2013 New In Chess,Csi Power Chess For Kids: More Ways To Think Ahead And Become One Of The Best Players In Your School (volume 2)-Charles Hertan

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Island Adventure! (enchanted Chess) (volume 1) - Daniel J. Vellotti
2013 Enchanted Chess Island Adventure! (enchanted Chess) (volume 1)-Daniel J. Vellotti

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Chess For Success: Using An Old Game To Build New Strengths In Children And Teens - Maurice Ashley
2005 Harmony Chess For Success: Using An Old Game To Build New Strengths In Children And Teens-Maurice Ashley

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Teaching Chess, Step By Step: Teacher's Manual - Igor Khmelnitsky, Michael Khodarkovsky, Michael Zadorozny
2009 Russell Enterprises, Inc Teaching Chess, Step By Step: Teacher's Manual-Igor Khmelnitsky Michael Khodarkovsky Michael Zadorozny

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Start Playing Chess!: Learn The Rules Of The Royal Game - Charles Hertan
2016 New In Chess,Csi Start Playing Chess!: Learn The Rules Of The Royal Game-Charles Hertan

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Teaching Chess, Step By Step: Exercises - Igor Khmelnitsky, Michael Khodarkovsky, Michael Zadorozny
2009 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Teaching Chess, Step By Step: Exercises-Igor Khmelnitsky Michael Khodarkovsky Michael Zadorozny

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Game Of Kings: A Year Among The Oddballs And Geniuses Who Make Up America's Top Highschool Ches S Team - Michael Weinreb
2007 Avery Game Of Kings: A Year Among The Oddballs And Geniuses Who Make Up America's Top Highschool Ches S Team-Michael Weinreb

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Teaching Chess, Step By Step Volume 3: Activities - Pete Tamburro
2009 Russell Enterprises, Inc. Teaching Chess, Step By Step Volume 3: Activities-Pete Tamburro

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Chess Handbook For Parents And Coaches - Ronn Munsterman
2010 Independent Chess Handbook For Parents And Coaches-Ronn Munsterman

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Gary's Adventures In Chess Country - Igor Sukhin
2009 Mongoose Press Gary's Adventures In Chess Country-Igor Sukhin

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Super Chess Kids: Win Like The World's Young Champions - Franco Zaninotto
2018 New In Chess Super Chess Kids: Win Like The World's Young Champions-Franco Zaninotto

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Tactimania - Glenn Flear
2011 Quality Chess Tactimania-Glenn Flear

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Chess For Children Step By Step: A New, Easy Way To Learn The Game - William Lombardy
2018 Ishi Press Chess For Children Step By Step: A New, Easy Way To Learn The Game-William Lombardy

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Cute Monsters Coloring Book: Cute Coloring Books For Adults - Coloring Pages For Adults And Kids (anime And Manga Coloring Books) Girls Coloring Books - Evelyn S. Bone
2016 Independent Cute Monsters Coloring Book: Cute Coloring Books For Adults - Coloring Pages For Adults And Kids (anime And Manga Coloring Books) Girls Coloring Books-Evelyn S. Bone

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Your First Chess Lessons - Paul Van Der Sterren
2016 Gambit Publications Your First Chess Lessons-Paul Van Der Sterren

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