"Chess is everything: art, science, and sport." - Anatoly Karpov. This beautifully illustrated, press-out board book is the perfect introduction to the best-loved two-player strategy board game of all time. It will teach players the fundamentals of chess, in clear and simple language. Basic rules are explained succinctly, as are more complex moves such as castling and queening. The model board and each of the 32 press-out model pieces have been lovingly illustrated. The clear but sophisticated artwork will appeal to children and adult. Ideal for future grandmasters aged 7 and up.