Josh Waitzkin, International Master and eight-time National Chess Champion, coaches players to grasp the basic fundamentals of chess and to master the game through exciting courses and tutorials taken directly from his groundbreaking book, "The Art of Learning." Players can then practice their newly learned skills in single-player mode or challenge their friends to a fun-spirited competition in multiplayer mode via Wi-Fi. Game Features
- Learn from champion Josh Waitzkin: Using the principles outlined in his book The Art of Learning, Josh puts players in his shoes during some of the most riveting moments of his career. He then walks players through the classics, introducing beginners to the fundamentals of the game and providing revealing commentary about the road to mastery.
- Multiplayer Wireless: Two players can battle each other using the wireless option. A variety of exciting multiplayer games are available, including Dark Chess, in which the opponent's pieces are invisible, Extinction Chess, where the winner is the first player to capture all of the opponent's pieces, and Losing Chess, a game that rewards the first player to lose all of his/her pieces!
- Six Original Minigames: Each minigame is packed with its own music, sound effects, a high-score record and 20 levels of gameplay. Players can look forward to Minefield, in which chess pieces are used to locate mines hidden in the board, Breaking the Lines, where the knight is moved to capture all of the pawns, and Fork My Fruit, a game that uses chess pieces to fork fruit of the same kind, among others.
- Famous Games: Players have access to 900 of the most important chess games, which are analysed to provide key tactics.
- Checkmate: With an arsenal of 600,000 games, players will never run out of fun!
When will my order be dispatched?
Orders placed before 3:00pm (Monday – Friday)* will be dispatched on the same day. Orders placed outside of these hours will be dispatched on the next working day.
* Excluding UK public holidays
How will my order be sent?
Our standard delivery option is FREE in the UK via Royal Mail First Class, with large or high value orders sent via Parcelforce courier service. Delivery to Europe (from an additional £2 per item) and other Worldwide countries (from an additional £4 per item) are sent via Royal Mail International who work with trusted delivery partners to deliver to the destination country.
When can I expect it to arrive?
- UKDeliveries to destinations in the UK usually arrive within 1-2 working days after the order is dispatched with the vast majority arriving on the next working day.
Deliveries to destinations in Europe take on average 3-5 working days, but times will vary depending on the import regulations and postal service in your country. Please check with your local postal service for an estimate on how long it takes to ship items from the UK to your country.
Deliveries to destinations outside of Europe take on average 5-7 working days, but times will vary depending on the import regulations and postal service in your country. Please check with your local postal service for an estimate on how long it takes to ship items from the UK to your country.
If your order has not arrived by the expected delivery date this is usually no reason for concern - see our delivery help pages.