Games

Learn to Play, Play to Win

Daniel King

Kingfisher

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This companion volume to the popular and award-winning Chess: from first moves to checkmate uses an innovative visual approach to make a variety of familiar and unfamiliar games quick and easy to learn. The dazzling digital recreations of game boards, pieces, cards, and moves will convince newcomers that they can quickly play these time-tested games like the pros. Simple and visually explained instructions, strategies, and moves are provided for a wide range of board and card games. Also included is information about the historical origins of games, a glossary, and an index.

Games is the perfect guide for both beginners, enthusiasts, and anyone interested in a fast and entertaining way to learn new games.

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Children's Literature
It's perfect for game-playing families and a fine reference for the elementary or middle school shelf.
 
School Library Journal
This visually appealing book not only introduces various board and card games but also includes historical information.

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Daniel King

Daniel King is a professional chess player who has achieved the highest chess title -- International Grandmaster. He has written eleven books about chess and has done live television commentary of the World Chess Championship.

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Games
Learn to Play, Play to Win
Daniel King

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
September 2003
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753455814
ISBN10: 0753455811
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
9 2/5 x 9 2/5 inches, 64 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$16.95
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