Chess Book For Young Child

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Ian Thompson
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Re: Chess Book For Young Child

Post by Ian Thompson » Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:14 pm

John Upham wrote:Are you after a book / DVD that the child themselves will read or one for an adult to help teach the child?
I'm looking for a book that will teach the child the very basics of the game so he can decide whether he enjoys it or not. As his parents only know how the pieces move, he's not going to get much useful help from them. I want a book that he can work through with his father, but also pitched at a level where he could read it on his own if he wanted to (perhaps when he's a bit older).

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Re: Chess Book For Young Child

Post by David Shepherd » Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:33 pm

Tony Gillam and Jeff Coakley books are good - you need something with lots of pictures and not so many words.

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Re: Chess Book For Young Child

Post by John Upham » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:02 pm

Ian,

Can I ask which book you decided upon?

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Re: Chess Book For Young Child

Post by Ian Thompson » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:11 pm

John Upham wrote:Ian,

Can I ask which book you decided upon?
Nothing. I found out a couple of weeks ago that the set has yet to be taken out of its box. His mother was not at all enthusiastic when I mentioned getting him a book. A game for his playstation was preferred.

If I had got a book it might have been this one.

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