Gift Ideas for Children
1001 Real Chess Tactics From Real Chess Games
The best way to improve at chess is to solve tactics puzzles. But why do regular tactics books make amateurs study master games? Is it useful for beginners to analyze games that are unreal for everyday chess players? YES! Tactics Time 2 presents 1001 fresh and instructive positions.
Tactics Time 2
Multi-functional Clock for Chess, Draughts, Scrabble® and more. The Omcor GT960 has all of the time controls used at today's chess tournaments, including Delay, Increment, Fischer, Bronstein, Chess 960 layout and many more!
Omcor Game Timer 960 Chess Clock
Regular Price: $44.95Our Price: $34.95
The book's story begins when Gary, a young boy, finds himself at home with his babysitter one boring afternoon. His day picks up when a young girl named Cassie comes to take him away to Chess Country, a world where everything is related to the royal game. Along the way, Gary meets many of the residents of Chess Country, including Riddles -- who provides Gary and the reader with numerous chess puzzles -- and Zug, another young boy who will become Gary's chess rival.
CLEARANCE - Gary's Adventures in Chess Country
Regular Price: $23.95
Special Price $10.00
Removing the Guard!
The October 2016 issue of Chess Life for Kids is here! Removing the Guard, What's the Question?, Arabian Knights, The Chess Detective, You can Do it, Tournament Life Announcements and more in the latest issue of Chess Life for Kids!
Chess Life For Kids Magazine - October 2016 Issue
In this fourth volume, Elementary Endgames, the student will: 1) learn how to deliver fundamental checkmates such as a king and a rook against a lone king; 2) discover how to avoid stalemating the opposing king, and how to induce stalemate when threatened with checkmate; and 3) develop not only an understanding of concepts such as passed pawns and king opposition, but also a sense of confidence in the final phase of the game.
Chess Camp - VOLUME 4
This is a 3/4'' gold chennille Letter award pin featuring the knight and rook.
Knight and Rook Pin
Enhance your next game night with the Glass Chess and Checkers Set. This set features two classic games in elegant glass.
Glass Chess and Checkers Set
With our Triple Weighted Regulation Colored Chessmen, you now have the ability to go beyond the typical Black vs. White chess pieces by mixing and matching to create your favorite color combination. Black vs. Gold? Red vs. Blue? Pink vs. Purple? The only limitation to the color combinations available is your imagination!
Triple Weighted Colored Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces
Starting at: $6.95
With our Design Your Own Superior Chess Combo, we're giving you the ability to create the Chess Combo that is perfect for you. You can select which chess pieces, board and bag you want. All of our most popular items are available.
Design Your Own Superior Combo
The Easy Game Timer Plus digital chess clock from DGT Projects is an enhanced version of the best-selling Easy Game Timer. In addition to countdown and count-up, it also features delay and bonus time modes. The Easy Game Timer Plus can be programmed for games up to 9 hours and 59 minutes. It is an ideal clock for chess beginners and chess players that are budget conscious and are looking for a clock that has all of the features that they will likely ever need in their chess career. It is very attractive and is manufactured by the leader in digital excellence, DGT Projects.
DGT Easy Plus Timer Digital Chess Clock
If you're looking for an affordable, yet high quality set of plastic Chessmen, look no further than our Solid Regulation Plastic Chessmen. These Chessmen are ideal for schools, chess clubs, and tournament play as they EXCEED all US Chess Federation Tournament Requirements. These are the exact same pattern of chess pieces that the US Chess Federation uses at all of it's National Chess Tournaments. They are made out of SOLID PLASTIC, for additional durability and weighting.
Solid Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces - 3.75" King
Starting at: $7.45
An Adult Beginner's Guide to Chess - 2nd Edition
How to Beat Your Kids at Chess is a book that truly starts at the beginning, with the most basic idea of all: the straight line. This book offers clear explanations, opportunities to practice each concept before moving on, and a systematic progression of ideas.
SHOPWORN - How to Beat Your Kids at Chess
Regular Price: $19.95
Special Price $7.58
Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids is the perfect introduction to basic chess tactics for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, this fun and instructive workbook combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles.
Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids
50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
Chess enthusiasts of all ages and levels will find this book an instructive delight. In a simple, easy-to-understand format it explains how to bamboozle your chess opponents using commonly occurring tactical motifs. The illustrative positions, all taken from real games, show the 50 Tricky Tactics that experienced chess masters use to win their games. Recognizing frequently-occurring tactical ideas is vital to success in chess. One of the fastest and most enjoyable ways to improve at chess is by learning these thematic manoeuvres. Beginners will benefit from the clear explanation of basic concepts, such as how to utilise a fork, pin, or skewer. Advanced players will delight in the many devious middlegame tricks - some classified here for the first time - which can catch out even grandmasters.
Chess Tactics for Kids
This set of pens make a perfect addition to your score book or score sheet during a tournament, as well as great prizes or gift ideas for your school or chess club.
Chess Pens (5 Pens Per Pack)
Listen to Chess Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk as she gives instruction on how to play chess for the absolute beginner. Practice what you learn by playing chess against dinosaurs, and watch yourself grow as you progress.
Alexandra Teaches Chess
Product Description The Standard Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces,Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25'' Squares) and a Standard Chess Bag. Each combination consists of one set of Chess Pieces (which includes two additional queens), one chessboard and one bag. NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH the Chess Bag and Chessboard included in this combination set.
Standard Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chess Board | Standard Bag
Starting at: $12.95
21st Century Edition
The Essence of Good Chess The incomparable Fred Reinfeld is back in print! This new 21st-century edition is presented in modern algebraic notation in a double-column format, with more diagrams and a refresher course for beginners. How to be a Winner at Chess is among the very best introductory chess books ever produced, bar none. In it Reinfeld manages to capture the essence of good chess in a most readable, enjoyable, easy-to-grasp format. How to be a Winner at Chess is designed for the average player who knows the moves and rules but not much more. Warning! - you have to be able to read! Let Fred Reinfeld, the master wordsmith and instructor take you to the next level - in short turn you into a winner.
CLEARANCE - How to be a Winner at Chess
Regular Price: $12.95
Special Price $5.00
1001 Chess Tactics From The Games of Everyday Chess Players
The best way to improve at chess is to solve tactics puzzles. But why do regular tactics books make amateurs study master games? Is it useful for beginners to analyze games that are unreal for everyday chess players? YES! If you want to improve at chess but have limited time and energy available, this is your book! Now you can study positions that are happening in games you yourself might have played!
The Amazing Game
The February 2015 issue of Chess Life for Kids is here! What's the Question?, Arabian Knights, The Chess Detective, You can Do it, Tournament Life Announcements and more in the latest issue of Chess Life for Kids!
Chess Life For Kids Magazine - February 2015 Issue
Regular Price: $2.95
Special Price $1.00
Go From Novice to Fierce Competitor
What makes this course unique? Dr Alex is combining both, his experience as an International Chess Master and a coach, and his experience in programming teaching and adaptive systems, to give you the combination of training videos and the exercises through the ‘Chess Mates Companion‘ software. This way, you get to apply your new knowledge in practice immediately, and learn chess in the fastest way possible.
Learn to Play Chess
This course can be rightfully considered the predecessor to the Chess Tactics ART (CT-ART) course written for club and intermediate players.
DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics ART for Beginners
He Wasn't Afraid of Losing a Match... Just His Father's Love
An all-star cast shines in this heartwarming story of one family’s journey of understanding. Joe Mantegna stars as Fred Waitzkin, a sportswriter who dreams his 7-year-old son, Josh (Max Pomeranc), will grow up to play baseball. One day in the park with his mother (Joan Allen), Josh displays more than talent – he has a gift. Sensing his son is a future champion, Fred places Josh under the tutelage of a strict chess teacher (Oscar ® winner Ben Kingsley). But when Josh suddenly starts to lose, his parents must confront their own motivations, and recognize what Josh prices more than winning: his family’s love. Costarring Laura Linney and William H. Macy, Searching for Bobby Fischer is a movie “not only to enjoy but to cherish” (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times).
Searching for Bobby Fischer
Regular Price: $34.95
Special Price $27.95
Made in the USA, the Zmart Pro Digital Chess Clock was designed from the ground up to offer what all chess players both demand and need. It is very easy to use - you can learn all of the features of the clock within a few minutes. It is great for anyone - fun for kids, classes, and clubs. With a sturdy metal case, low profile design, extremely large display and touch-sensor technology, it’s one of the finest chess clocks ever produced.
ZMart Pro Digital Chess Clock
Learn Chess the Right Way is a five-volume chess puzzle book series aimed at the novice, beginner and intermediate level player, using the unique methods of the award-winning coach and former world champion Susan Polgar. Volume 2 is all about “winning material” exercises. In each of the first six chapters a certain piece captures an enemy piece .
Learn Chess the Right Way - Book 2
Checkmates with Many Pieces
Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chess players, and for the parents and coaches who teach them. Starting with simple problems to illustrate key concepts, and then progressing to more complex positions, the student will learn by doing, methodically integrating new information with previous knowledge while building effective thinking habits at the board.
Chess Camp - VOLUME 3
A Scintillating Move By Move Account of the Best Chess Games of the Last 25 Years, Played by the World's Greatest Grandmasters
This book by International Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan provides a move-by-move account of the best chess games of the last 25 years, played by the world's foremost chess competitors. With an authoritative voice that is by turns poetic and analytical, Seirawan serves as host of a fascinating excursion of the most brilliant chess game, providing highlights into and explanations of each and every move.
Winning Chess Brilliancies
This is a 3/4'' gold chennille Letter award pin featuring the knight.
Product Description The Basic Chess Set Combination includes a set of Single Weighted Regulation Plastic Chess Pieces, Regulation Vinyl Chessboard (with 2.25'' Squares) and a Basic Chess Bag. Exceeds all US Chess Federation and FIDE requirements for Official Tournament Use! NOTE: Color selection indicates the color of BOTH the Chess Bag and Chessboard included in this combination set.
Basic Chess Set Combination - Single Weighted Regulation Pieces | Vinyl Chess Board | Basic Bag
Starting at: $11.95
Show your passion for the game and be the envy of your friends with this quality chess wristband. These wristbands make great gifts and prizes for chess players of all ages.
Starting at: $1.95
A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
After you have learned the rules of chess and developed some tactical abilities, how do you go from there? You are now ready to tackle basic issues of strategy, but what is the best way to improve and win more games?
Chess Training for Post-Beginners
With our Design Your Own Quiver Chess Combo, we're giving you the ability to create the Chess Combo that is perfect for you. You can select which chess pieces, board and bag you want. All of our most popular items are available.
Design Your Own Quiver Combo
Now Available in Polka Dots!
Our chess bag is the perfect answer for carrying all of your chess needs. Made of durable nylon, this 24'' x 9'' bag will hold a rolled-up board, a full set of pieces, a chess clock, pencils, identification card, and still have room for scorebooks, chess books, and magazines! This bag is also unique in that it's well placed padded pockets will keep the bag balanced whether you carry a clock or not.
Deluxe Chess Bag - Polka Dot Collection
Starting at: $18.95
Featuring 50 Endgame Lessons
Starting with the basic mates and the simplest pawn endings, this book provides all the endgame knowledge that players need to take them through to club level and beyond. Müller carefully guides us step-by-step through a fascinating range of endgame tactics and manoeuvres, helping us understand the underlying logic.
Chess Endgames for Kids
Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth!
The June 2016 issue of Chess Life for Kids is here! Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (a study of Sacrifices), What's the Question?, Arabian Knights, The Chess Detective, You can Do it, Tournament Life Announcements and more in the latest issue of Chess Life for Kids!
Chess Life For Kids Magazine - June 2016 Issue