>When you see a good move, stop and look for an even better one.
>Advice I give to young kids who have a very strong position in the endgame and screw up a basic mate, ending up with a stalemate instead: If it's not 'check,' stop and think it through some more. -AttilaTheHorn
My son began learning chess at age two. Mixed the Staunton lead weighted wooden pieces in with his army soldiers, then taught him
the colors, shapes, names, moves, rules. Eric won his first tournament in 1st grade going up against 4th-6th graders in the finals.