Details: Playing chess You can become a champion chess player with this Usborne Kid Kit. All of the basic rules of chess are included along with simple diagrams that make the examples and puzzles clear and easy to follow. The animated illustrations show step-by-step moves along with cunning tricks and tactics. The magnetic chess game comes with 1 1/4 inch tall game pieces. Open the game has a 5 1/2 inch square playing surface. Whether at home or traveling grab an opponent and start learning this challenging game of skill.