Basher Games: Chess: We've Got All the Best Moves! (Hardcover)

Basher Games: Chess: We've Got All the Best Moves! By Simon Basher (Illustrator), Tom Jackson Cover Image
By Simon Basher (Illustrator), Tom Jackson
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Description


What takes 2 people, 32 pieces, and 64 squares? It’s chess, mate! How’s that for an opening gambit? This game of strategy has been around for thousands of years and it gives your brain a real workout. But you don’t have to be a brainiac to have fun playing chess, as Basher brings you his unique guide to the game that has experienced a huge surge in popularity in the last two years. Game on!

First, get the basics with clear explanations of the pieces and how they move. Then move on to read about rules, strategy, and famous games. You can also meet the world's chess greats, from the youngest-ever grand master, Abimanuyi Mishra, to current stars Magnus Carlsen and Judit Polgar.

About the Author


Artist and designer Simon Basher has fun playing in the world of contemporary character design. Inspired by a love of simple line work and a rich color palette, his characters fill the gap between edgy manga and the cuteness of Hello Kitty. He lives in England.

Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Tom specialises in recasting science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing, Tom has uncovered a wealth of stories that help to bring technical content alive and create new ways of enjoying learning about science. In his time, Tom has been a zoo keeper, travel writer, buffalo catcher and filing clerk, but he now writes for adults and children, for books, magazines and TV.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780753478769
ISBN-10: 0753478765
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication Date: October 25th, 2022
Pages: 64
Language: English