How to Become a Better Chess Player

With all the resources available on chess where do you get started to becoming a better chess player? You are in luck! Chess Made Fun would like to share with you the top 3 things you can do to become a better chess player. #3 – Hire a Chess Coach If you are looking toContinue reading “How to Become a Better Chess Player”

How To Become A Better Chess Player

There are countless learning resources for those beginning players interested in improving their chess game. Sometimes the most difficult thing to do is to get started. The solutions mentioned here simple to understand, so the viewer may take that first step with confidence. This video is a first in a series about learning chess fundamentals.Continue reading “How To Become A Better Chess Player”

6 Reasons to Teach Your Child to Play Chess. . .

There are countless benefits to teaching your child the game of chess.  The excitement alone on their faces as they learn will be rewarding.  If that’s not enough, Chess Made Fun has selected the top 6 reasons for you. #6 – Great History Chess is the oldest board game still in existence going back almostContinue reading “6 Reasons to Teach Your Child to Play Chess. . .”

6 Reasons To Teach Your Child Chess

Although brain researchers have many things to say about the benefits of chess, this video takes an uncomplicated stance by showing the viewer more practical reasons for learning chess. Chess has out-survived virtually every board game ever known. The mysterious nature of chess will be revealed to those who venture to learn its secrets, andContinue reading “6 Reasons To Teach Your Child Chess”

5 Things You Need to Start an Online Chess Club

Thinking of starting and online chess club for your community? Chess Made Fun recommends the top 5 things you need: Chess Players – I know it sounds simple, but you have to find chess players who are willing to play online. If your county or school already has a chess club find players there first.Continue reading “5 Things You Need to Start an Online Chess Club”

EP 6 About Chess – Did You Know?

Chess Made Fun is introducing a new video series with episodes coming to you each week. The series is called Did You Know in Chess… Each episode covers relevant facts that are helpful to beginning chess players. These topics are easy for the viewer to digest and use for regular play. We hope you findContinue reading “EP 6 About Chess – Did You Know?”

What Games Help Kids Learn to Play Chess Faster?

Chess is a lot for kids to learn how to play.  If your child is learning chess at a rate slower than anticipated there are a few things you can do that will not only motivate them to learn quicker, but will also build learning fundamentals known as meta-cognition (learning to learn). Begin with chessContinue reading “What Games Help Kids Learn to Play Chess Faster?”

Our trip to the World Chess Hall of Fame

Back in 2011 we came across an image online of the World Chess Hall of Fame in the city of St. Louis, MO. As casual chess players learning about this sport for the first time, we knew little about the history of chess in America aside from the famous Marshall Chess Club in New YorkContinue reading “Our trip to the World Chess Hall of Fame”

When is a Good Time to Teach My Kid to Play Chess?

A few questions you may be asking yourself… What are benefits to teaching my child to play chess? When is a good time to teach my kid to play chess? Your situation could be… You are a parent who wants to see their kids unplugged from a device and having conversations over a chess board.  You home-school and are looking for a game that offersContinue reading “When is a Good Time to Teach My Kid to Play Chess?”

Teaching Chess to Kids – Top 5 Mistakes

Mistakes are easily made when teaching your child to play chess. In this video we transfer our knowledge learned over many games played with children. Avoid the frustration that can come from overwhelming your kids. Follow these simple guidelines that will take teaching your child to the next level. If you can relate to thisContinue reading “Teaching Chess to Kids – Top 5 Mistakes”

How to Play the Knights Game

Want to teach your child how to play chess? Don’t get overwhelmed with all of the pieces on the board. Learn how to play the knights game in this video. It is a simple game to learn and only takes 5 – 10 minutes to play. This is an excellent way to establish chess fundamentalsContinue reading “How to Play the Knights Game”