How To Teach Chess To Kid-Easy Guide.

How To Teach Chess To Kid-Easy Guide.

Do you want to teach chess to your kid, but you are getting a little bit confused about how to teach chess to the kid.

Well here I will explain to you, how you can teach chess to kids, and I will also explain to you the benefits of playing chess for kids.

As you know that chess is brain activity, if you will teach chess to your kids then your kid will become mentally more active as compared to the kid who doesn’t play chess.

Note:- Only play chess with your kid, if he feels interested in chess.

Note:- Your child must be above 6 years if you are teaching him playing chess.

How you can assume he is felling interested in chess or not??

You can assume by regularly playing with him for 2-3 months for only one or less hour in a day.

Then after 2-3 months,if he has learned about chess set-up and chess movement and he shows joy while playing chess.

How To Teach Chess To Kid.

1- Give them chess pieces to play.

Firstly you have to give a chess board and chess piece to him for only playing as he/she plays with toys.

2- Explain them What Is Chess.

Then the next day you have to explain to them basically about chess, for example, you have to tell chess is a game which is played between two players and also explains the names of chess pieces and tells them their value of each chess piece.

Click here to learn all about chess board set-up and piece Value and many more things about chess.

3- Explain how to set-up chess board.

The next day you have to explain to them, how to the set-up chess board, but remember that explain them as a manner that they remember it.

You have at-least take 7-10 to explain how to set-up the chess board.

You can also give a chess piece name to their favorite cartoon character which is someway related to the image of the chess piece.

4- Explain chess piece movement.

Next day you have to explain them chess piece movement.

Note:- you must give them the time of at least 5-10 days to learn chess piece moves, and daily you have to explain to him/her about chess moves until he/she learns it properly.

5- play a game with him.

After 3-5 days Play a game with him, in which you will just assume that he is moving piece properly or not, and give him guidance if he moves the wrong move.

You have to play for 15 days just for analyzing whether he moves correct or not.and you can give him more time if he makes mistakes after 15 days also.

and after that, you don’t have to guide him and let him play in his own way for 10 days with you.

6- Explain him about opening and special moves.

After 10 days you have to explain to him about the importance of chess opening and about the moves which are considering as good opening.

you have to make him apply to the castle,guide him instruction by which castling becomes easy.

and regularly plays an hour in the day for 10 days, by focusing only on castling.

Click here to know about opening if you have any confusion

After that, you have explain to him about en-passant and pawn promotion.

7- play every day with him.

After that, your children have understood all the moves properly and now you have played with him regularly for 1 month.

And Also Make Them Remind About Special move named as castling and inpatient.

Summary Chart of How To Teach Chess To Kid.

How Many days to take to explain them What to taught  
1 day Give them to chess board and pieces ,as he play with her as he plays with toys.
5 day Explain about basic chess pieces and their value.
7-10 days Explain them how to set-up chess board
5-10 days How chess pieces moves.
15 days Play a game with to check whether he moves pieces correctly or not.
10 days Explain them about en-passant and castling
After these step Play with them daily ,and also revise them special moves ,if they don’t apply them in game.


You have to timely revise him/her about the special moves if he does not apply that move in chess game.

Conclusion About How To Teach Chess To Kid.

I hope you have understand about,how you can teach chess to kids.

You must follow the days chart i have given you.

That chart is a summary of the above explanation if you follow these. I make sure that your child will surely learn how to play chess, and will soon become a good chess player.

Beyond all this, you must also consider your child/kid interest in chess as a first priority.

If you have any query ,ask in comment.

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