This is a perfect way to introduce how to play chess. In a short time learn basic moves. Pieces move and capture on this miniature wooden chess board as they would on a regular chess board. The object is to get your four pieces (a knight pawn, rook and bishop) in a row. Captured pieces are returned for play which adds a new twist. Games can be completed easily and in a short time and are perfect for new and experienced players. Your child will learn strategy. Instructions are also in French and Spanish. There are a number of excellent games from this unique company.