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Chess books for Kids! From 1st books to puzzles and exercises

Chess books for Kids! From 1st books to puzzles and exercises

Help keep your kids busy and entertained at home. We offer a great selection of books for children from 1st books to teach your child the game to comprehensive exercise books with hundreds of problems, tactics and strategies. For sure, we’ll have a book that suits your child’s level to challenge and improve their thinking.

If you need any advice or inspiration, do call (+44 207 486 7015) or email us ([email protected]) and we will be happy to help you choose a suitable product. 


Here’s some of our favourite kid’s titles:

Usborne My First Chess Book
Only £8.99

Learn how to command a chess army in this friendly introduction, with entertaining illustrations on how the pieces move, and tons of tips on attacking, defending and winning. A perfect starting point for young children – and a handy refresher for parents and grandparents! With links to specially selected websites with puzzles and more information.

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The Usborne Chess Book
Only £9.99

A fun, write-in book packed with brain-teasing puzzles, useful facts and clever tips that show how to play chess and improve your game. Some of the puzzles are answered using chess-piece stickers and all the answers are at the back of the book. Simple puzzles show how to use the pieces, with more tricky puzzles on tactics and checkmates.

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Chess for Children

by Murray Chandler & Helen Milligan

Only £12.50

With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess – the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.

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Chess Opening Workbook for Kids by Graham Burgess
Improve your opening strategy and tactics with this self-learning course

Only £12.50

This is a book for those who want to start their chess games purposefully and take full advantage of their opponents’ mistakes.

It is vital to start a chess game well. Each move needs to be useful and precise. The best way to develop the necessary know-how is by experience and practice, rather than rote learning of ‘rules’ and principles. It’s all about the specifics and being alert to what the opponent is doing, and pouncing on any errors.

Chess Opening Workbook for Kids is the second in a new series of books that help players gain chess skills by tackling hundreds of carefully chosen exercises.

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