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Learning to play chess is one of the most rewarding things a child can discover.

Chess is fun and exciting, offering wonderful opportunities to grow a child's self respect and build valuable social skills. Encouraging kids to study the game of chess is a great move you can make as a parent. Kids that are mentally gifted as well as children with lesser abilities and those that struggle in school will all benefit from the challenging game.

Chess levels the playing field and allows every child an opportunity to succeed. With encouragement from parents and coaches, children will catch the spirit and eagerly embrace this game, desiring to excel and looking forward to chess competitions.

Chess will not only help a child in school, it will help them in life! As a child learns and studies chess, he or she will be exercising and creating disciplines of the mind while expanding mathematical and calculative abilities. The child will also be learning patience, planning, consequences, balance of time, resources and other essential life skills.

Chess is Fun!

Let's not forget though, chess is fun!! Kids have a blast playing their friends, siblings, and schoolmates. Experience your first chess tournament and you will see that chess teaches a lot, and is a great opportunity for children to socialize, compete, and challenge themselves.

How to Learn Chess

Some children love to read and are very easy to teach. You just hand them a book, and let them absorb it. In most cases however, kids are visual, have a short attention span, and need to be encouraged. It's best to select materials that are not overwhelming, that will be visually appealing, and at a suitable level - especially if you will be letting your child learn on their own.

If you have a quality teacher or chess coach in your area, you may want to take advantage of this, but there's every reason to learn at home, with the great tools available.

Get a basic, but good quality regulation plastic chess set. This will be useful whether you only play at home, or if you are part of a class or club.

Next, choose a combination of DVD instruction, books, and software as you see fit for your child's needs and learning style.

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Quality Tournament Chess Set Combo
Quality Regulation Tournament Chess Set Combo
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Regulation chess set combo is the ideal all-purpose setup for tournament, club, and home use.
Quality Regulation Chess Set Combo
Quality Regulation Chess Set Combo
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The all-purpose chess set. High quality chess set, the standard for home, casual, or regulation chess play.

Chess Wristband
Chess Wristband
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Kids proudly display their love and enthusiasm for chess with these cool "PLAY CHESS" and "CHECKMATE" wristbands! They're a fun way to show your support for chess and reward your young chess achievers with a wristband they'll love!
Complete Chess Learning Kit
Complete Chess Learning Kit
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Invest in a chess learning experience great for all ages and enjoy it through the years. As with playing chess itself, this kit contains subtle but critical things that make all the difference.
Starter Chess Learning Kit
Starter Chess Learning Kit
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Fun introduction to chess not available in retail stores gives new players confidence they need to discover and play chess well. Exclusive content is tested with more than 3000 kids in Seattle area schools with amazing results, creating numerous national champions.
Elliott's Chess School DVD 1, Pawn Level
Elliott's Chess School #1 PAWN Level (on DVD)
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Ideal for both kids and adults, this first of six chess training DVD's introduces the essential fundamentals in a clear, accurate, and enjoyable way.
Elliott's Chess School on DVD, Volumes 1-4
Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD)
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The first four volumes of ECS.
Elliott's Chess School on DVD, Vol 1-4, 4 Workbooks
Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) + 4 Workbooks
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4 Volumes, 6 DVD's with 440+ minutes of instruction and the 2 workbooks each for the Pawn and Knight levels.
15" Collector's Teacher Chess Set
15" Collector's Teacher Chess Set
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Teach yourself how to play chess with the basic chess moves stamped right onto each chess piece! It doesn't get easier to learn than this. Ideal for any student that needs a constant reminder as to how each piece moves. 15" chessboard is a great size - not too large for classroom desks, and large enough to be easy to see. Have fun teaching chess with this chess teacher set! Very popular.
How to Beat Your Dad at Chess - Chandler
How to Beat Your Dad at Chess - Chandler
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How to Beat Your Dad at Chess makes improving easy and fun, and is full of helpful explanations and practical advice on how to approach chess games with confidence and success.
School Chess - 10.5" Wood Chess Set
School Chess - 10.5" Wood Chess Set
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Lovely wooden chess set is perfect for school age kids. The pieces are easy to grasp and play. Plus the letters and number coordinates help replay recorded games.

   
 
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