In the award-winning LEARN TO PLAY CHESS, you'll explore a collection of arcade style games that explain everything from chess basics to master strategies, then go exercise your new skills in the Intelligym. KING FOR A DAY! When the king and queen go on vacation, young Fritz is left in charge of the castle. As he explores his surroundings, he'll learn all about chess, from the basics to advanced strategies -- and so will you! Discover a variety of great arcade-style games that introduce chess fundamentals and advanced concepts. Promotion of memory, math, verbal reasoning as well as the development of critical thinking, creative thinking, and socialization skills are among the many benefits of playing the sport of kings. Along the way, you'll meet an amusing cast of characters that make learning the game engaging and fun. Recommended for boys and girls ages 8 and up. KING FOR A DAY! In the award-winning LEARN TO PLAY CHESS WITH FRITZ & CHESSTER, young Prince Fritz is placed in charge of the castle when his parents go on vacation. It's every kid's dream until the dastardly King Black challenges the young stand-in king to a duel! Explore the kingdom and discover arcade-style games that explain everything from chess basics to master strategies. Exercise your brain and put what you've learned to the test in the Intelligym, a training ground for future chess pros. You'll soon realize that this chess game is anything but child's play!
I bought this software for my 6 year old son.We both tried to navigate it without much success.The software is in the "journey format" which was popular in the late 80's, early 90'seven though it was released in 2003.The software does not download into your computer's hard drive.You must have the disc in the CD drive to use the software(If your kids destroy the disc, you won't be able to play the game).The "journey format" is so involved with different ..