Time to make your first move! Chess is a fun and easy game to learn. It is a mind game between two people and an excellent way of developing concentration skills. It can be played by people of all ages. Once played by royalty, chess is now played by millions of people around the world. It is even considered a sport in many countries. This kit provides everything you need to begin your chess odyssey: A fully illustrated, easy to follow, full colour book that introduces both the basics of playing chess as well as chess strategies. In addition, the author provides an historical background to the game as well as steps for advancing your skills. An exquisite, specially made glass chessboard and chess pieces is included so you can start playing today. The board is easily transported so you can play anywhere. Chess offers a lifetime of fun and excitement for players at every level. Are you prepared to meet your match?