Few materials exist to help the classroom teacher who has never played chess or knows only some chess. This manual was designed to address this deficiency. It is written in a manner that allows the teacher to see how to present the material in his or her classroom. This manual will lead a group of beginning students from the rudiments of chess rules to the ability of playing a full game in a competent manner.
In clear and easy to understand text with simple to follow illustrations, the book explains all the basics of chess from setting up the board to checkmate.
It is written by Igor Khmelnitsky, Michael Khodarovsky and Michael Zadorozny, with a foreword by Gary Kasparov.