Fritz & Chesster: Learn to Play Chess Part 1


Format: CD-ROM
Price:
£26.95

Description

Fritz & Chesster: Learn to Play Chess Volume 1 (Version 3.0)
Now compatible with all operating systems and devices!

Learn to think strategically, try out tricky mental exercises and master fun and exciting challenges – all with a generous helping of chess knowledge. These things and more await you on this unusual chess adventure that has already received great international acclaim. Start playing version 3.0 of Fritz & Chesster Volume 1 straight away and on any computer, laptop, tablet or iPad with Internet access and join Prince Fritz and his cousin Bianca on their journey through the rules of chess and many tactical motifs. 

Fritz and Chesster does not teach chess in the usual way. It does not set up a board and explain how each of the pieces move. Instead it targets children who have never played chess before in their lives and teaches them the basic rules in a Sesame Street like environment. There are cartoons and stories for the children to follow, and then there are tasks for them to solve interactively.

Each piece and each rule is explained in a subgame, which you can play against the computer. Many of them are far away from the actual game of chess, but at the same time they give the children full insight into the sometimes daunting rules of the game.

The stand-alone chess teacher

The principle of Fritz & Chesster is that you can insert the CD into a computer drive, fire up the program and then leave a child alone with it if necessary. After a few weeks the child will come to you and say: "Can we play a game of chess?" It will have learnt all the rule – we are talking pawn moves, castling rules, promotion, mate, stalemate, everything – and even understand a bit about strategy and tactics.

Naturally you do not need to or indeed should leave your child alone with the program. In fact we have discovered that it is often usually children and their mothers who pick up the game. The fathers usually get hooked on the subgames, battling to keep ahead of the kids.

This case includes:

  • Activation code for the mobile version
  •  CD-ROM (PC)

Mobile version:

  • Browser-based Game
  • Internet access required!

System Requirements
Updated Internet browser: Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/ Internet Explorer 10 or Safari. For Windows, OS, Linux, Android and iOS CD-ROM Multimedia PC, min. Intel® Pentium 4 Processor, 512 MB RAM, Sound card, CD-ROM-drive, Graphics card, Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8

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