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"Chess set are really great and [http://www.allsortsshop.co.uk/large-chess-set---25cm-garden-game-38-…"
Chess set are really great and [http://www.allsortsshop.co.uk/large-chess-set---25cm-garden-game-38-p.asp Giant Chess] are really great fun for all the family.
I think though smaller boards are not great for youngstersRead moreLess
"Love chess, but to make it more fun, try giant…"
Love chess, but to make it more fun, try giant outdoor pieces. Like these.
"I was amazed how keen my dds have been on…"
I was amazed how keen my dds have been on chess, it never interested me, but it's kept them happy and occupied on holidays, at home, with other children, with older relatives. One of the classic games that will last for years, or a lifetime.Read moreLess
"Chess is a wonderful game that can be played throughout…"
Chess is a wonderful game that can be played throughout your life.
It is well worth investing the time to teach it to your children.Read moreLess
"Chess is easy to learn and many children can start…"
Chess is easy to learn and many children can start picking it up from age 3 or 4. Start off with just the pawns and the king, and gradually introduce the other pieces. Once the boys became proficient, we found a Chess Clock to be a helpful addition to prevent interminable games.
Top tip for buying, but a standard set with full-size pieces, rather than a cheaper one. Wooden pieces feel wonderful to handle as well.Read moreLess
"My son started learning chess at school in Year 2.…"
My son started learning chess at school in Year 2. He joined an after school club. Having a chess set at home is great for him to practice on and he seems to be learning the rules really quickly.Read moreLess
"Chess is a fab game to play with your children.…"
Chess is a fab game to play with your children. It gives children the chance to use parts of their brain that is often asleep. Its also great for parents to have chill out time with their children, and to have individual time with their child. The wooden chess sets are sturdy and long lasting, a game that never goes out of date.Read moreLess
"Bought for DS for christmas when he was 7, got…"
Bought for DS for christmas when he was 7, got a version called Quick Chess, which has a half-size board on one side, and full-sided board on the other, gradually introduced him to each piece.Read moreLess
"we were given one last year for my daughter -…"
we were given one last year for my daughter - such a good present. We do variations - just using knights, or bishops or castles - and pawns - to teach her how the pieces work slowly. imaginative for all concerned and endlessly different and fun. Who needs battery operated??!Read moreLess