Basher Games: Chess

Simon Basher

Tom Jackson

Ages 9 to 11
27 October 2022
64 pages


- Which member of the Piece Patrol is the most powerful?

- Can you tell a pin from a fork?
- Who is the greatest chess player of all time?

Basher’s Chess has the answers to these questions and more. Get to know the major players on the chessboard and find out the different moves they make to try and capture King. See how a game of chess unfolds from Opening to Endgame and pick up some top tips and strategies along the way. Meet the world’s greatest chess players – including Abhimanyu Mishra, Magnus Carlsen and Judit Polgár – and discover how you, too, can become a master of the game!

Perfect for home or school, Basher's highly original books make difficult concepts tangible, understandable and even lovable. Chatty first-person text and stylish, contemporary character illustrations give a voice, personality and story to each topic – a brilliant way to communicate science, history and geography.