CHESS BOOKS - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
CHESS FOR KIDS
A story book for young children, with lots of subversive humour, jokes and cartoons, based on the chessKIDS academy website.
THE RIGHT WAY TO TEACH CHESS TO KIDS
The companion volume to CHESS FOR KIDS, this book, written for parents and teachers,
explains the philosophy behind my chess course and provides the basis of a curriculum for beginners suitable for use
at home, in school or in a chess club.
JOURNEY THROUGH CHESS
This is the complete version of the curriculum outlined in the above book, complete with worksheets for children to complete at home or in school.
The Complete Chess Addict (with Mike Fox) Faber & Faber 1997
The Even More Complete Chess Addict (with Mike Fox) Faber & Faber 1993
Move One! A Chess Course for Beginners Faber & Faber 1990
All these books are currently out of print. Second-hand copies are readily available from the usual sources (Amazon, Bookfinder, Abebooks etc.)
BEGINNERS' GUIDE TO CHESS
PARENTS' GUIDE TO CHESS
SCHOOLS LESSONS VOLUMES 1 & 2
MOVE TWO! (unpublished successor to MOVE ONE!)
SIMPLE OPENINGS GUIDES
I've also worked on other projects, mostly in an editorial capacity.
I acted as consultant to the English Language version of the Harry Potter Chess Course.
I also revised and updated The Right Way to Play Chess, originally written by David Pritchard in 1950, and contributed a chapter on teaching your children chess.
I have contributed a chapter to The Chess Instructor 2009, published by New In Chess.
More Chess for Kids continuing the adventures of Sam and Alice as the aliens return, stronger than ever.
The chessKID Quiz Book a quiz book for users of chessKIDS academy
The Chess Obsessive/The Ultimate Chess Addict update/follow-up to the Chess Addict books incorporating material from 15 years of our Addicts' Corner column in CHESS
Pawns in the Game Children's chess: history/educational theory/psychology
Chess in Richmond A History of Richmond & Twickenham Chess Club, Richmond Junior Chess Club and chess in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Any publishers interested in any of these titles: please contact me.