The Discovery of Chess: The Asian Hall of Fame (Hardcover)

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The Discovery of Chess: The Asian Hall of Fame (Hardcover)

By Phil Amara, Oliver Chin, Juan Calle (Illustrator)

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This amazingly illustrated storybook explores how chess originated and became the world's most popular game.

Chess has never been more popular. Fueled by the 2020 pandemic-induced increase in leisure time and the Netflix television series The Queen's Gambit, more people play chess than ever before. But do they know where the game originated?

The trio teleport to ancient India to see how rajahs moved their armies onto a playing board. Then the curious travelers zip back to the future as chess migrated westward, across oceans, continents, and the internet Learn about how iconic pieces evolved, legendary players, and the game's enduring cultural influence. Readers of all ages will develop a greater appreciation of the game of kings... and queens
This is the fourth adventure in our series on cool inventions created in Asia. The cute red panda Dao makes history come alive by transporting the kids Emma and Ethan back in time. Now they explore the origin and evolution of chess

Teachers and librarians will find this a great addition to their children's picture book and illustrated collections. The influence of chess is boundless

"Chess is everything: art, science, and sport." - Anatoly Karpov, World Chess Champion

"These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess." ― Kobe Bryant

Product Details ISBN: 9781597021623
ISBN-10: 1597021628
Publisher: Immedium
Publication Date: October 31st, 2023
Pages: 36
Language: English
Series: Asian Hall of Fame