Chess is a wonderful game and if you are not already an avid player then there are a multitude of chess books available to suit any beginner. There are chess books for children to teach them the fine art of the game of chess, or perhaps a chess book about the history of chess itself, books relating to strategy, books relating to chess boards and types of chess pieces. There are a multitude of books about how to improve your chess game and these are sought after by seasoned players. The chess books for children you will find are written in such a way that it is very easy for children to follow. The books will give information start from setting up the chess board to placement of the pieces and the starting moves of the game. There will generally be listings included of the names of each piece and their relevance to the game as well as the moves that are allowed by each piece. Then the books will follow through to the basic moves and strategies that a child can quickly and easily pick up until they are ready to move on to more advanced practices of the game. There are various studies that have been conducted in numerous countries that show that the game of chess builds various skills in children such as their concentration among many others. The game of chess for children is often initially thought to be difficult but many children get great enjoyment from the game. It is found in many cases that when they can follow a good chess book and understand the principles deployed in playing the game they find that they enjoy the game much more. The strategies they learn improve and their ability to think and plan improves as their knowledge of the game is raised. Parents of course will find that when their child does play the game of chess they often have improved thinking and planning skills. Children learn to think more logically at least in relation to the game as well as planning their game more efficiently as they gain more knowledge. Despite the fact that they are learning new skills, when they learn from a chess book they are also using their reading skills and there are many times when children do not read enough. Purchasing a good book for your child to learn chess has multiple benefits. Chess for children is a great idea as it is something that can be played anywhere and think of the fun you can have with your child if you are able to sit together and enjoy the game. There are other books designed for advanced players that will go through very specific formats for trying out new chess strategies with reference on defensive and offensive moves that are possible to attempt. As well as going through previous chess games to show strategic play that others have already found and mastered and these books offer a great insight to the player into ways they can change their game. There are of course no books that will ensure you are a winner every time but there are many chess books that give great tips and insights into the ways others may be planning their moves and this of course assists the players in planning well in advance for basic and even often not so basic strategies their opponents are playing. Some chess books are written solely in relation to the tactics that can be used in the game. When a seasoned player, who is having difficulty being the victor, can learn a new skill such as identifying frequently-occurring tactical moves they are more likely to succeed in defeating their opponent. There are many books that help in this regard and serious players find these chess books very useful in improving their overall victory count. What ever your requirement if it is for yourself or your children you will find there is a suitable chess book out there that covers the task you are trying to complete.