“If you trap the other king, say, “Check!” That means, I’ve almost got you!”
A board book explaining chess? You might think “inexecutable” or even “futile,” but Anne Elder successfully offers a basic introduction to the chess using roughly 17 sentences overall. Within the 18 pages, each piece’s role is described. Bluebean’s adorable illustrations emphasize each description and also showcase the way each piece can move across the board. While simple book is perfect to get any preschoolers excited to learn this classic board game, adults who have found the game of chess continuously clouded in mystery, might find this book helpful in clearing away some of the fog. True, you won’t find any tips on strategy here, but for those looking for easy explainable instructions, Gamer Baby: Chess is the perfect quick read.