From the Inside Flap
-- Basic Rules
-- Check, Checkmate, and Castling
-- Opening Systems, including the Ruy Lopez, the Sicilian Defense, the Nimzo-Indian, the Queen's Indian Defense.
-- Basic Endgame Strategy
-- Tactics such as the Hanging Piece, the Fork, and the Pin
-- And more.
Robert M. Snyder's students have included the 1989 and 1990 national elementary and junior high school champions. He is the founder of the Chess for Juniors chess club in Garden Grove, California, the country's largest club for young people, and his school seminars have been attended by a total of over 50,000 students.