Manufacturer of the World's Finest Chess Products 

  • The Outlet: Imperfect Chess Items from The House of Staunton!
  • New Products at The House of Staunton! Chess Pieces, Chessboards, Books, DVDs, & More!
  • The House of Staunton Clearance Items
X

    Gift Ideas for Children

    Clearance Items
    1. Get them while they last! (3)
    Price
    $0 $110 $0 to $110
    Year of Publication
    1971 2015 1971 to 2015
    Manufacturer
    1. The House of Staunton (13)
    2. Mongoose Press (10)
    3. Convekta (10)
    4. Gambit Publishing (6)
    5. Everyman Chess (6)
    6. DGT Projects (5)
    7. New in Chess (5)
    8. Winning Chess for Kids (4)
    9. Zmart Fun (3)
    10. Russell Enterprises (3)
    11. Simon and Schuster (3)
    12. Self Published (1)
    13. Hays Publishing (1)
    14. Chess Detective (1)
    15. Cardoza Chess (1)
    16. Chess King (1)
    17. ChessBase (1)
    18. Batsford Chess (1)
    19. Ishi Press (1)
    Show Less Show More
    Popular Collections
    1. Fritz and Chesster (1)
    Topics
    1. Strategy (2)
    2. Opening (1)
    3. Endgames (1)
    4. Chess Puzzles (1)
    5. Biographical (1)
    Show Less Show More
    Endorsed by the USCF
    1. USCF Endorsed Products (7)
    Host
    1. Bruce Warner (1)
    2. GM Susan Polgar (2)
    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (25)
    2. AN - Algebraic (15)
    3. DN - Descriptive (1)
    Hardcover?
    1. Yes (14)
    Hardware Requirements
    1. Windows (13)
    2. Standard DVD Player (6)
    King Height
    1. 0.75" inch / 1.9 cm (1)
    2. 2" inch / 5.08 cm (1)
    3. 2.125" inch / 5.4 cm (2)
    4. 2.5'' inch / 6.35 cm (3)
    5. 3.25'' inch / 8.26 cm (1)
    6. 3.75'' inch / 9 53 cm (13)
    Show Less Show More
    Recommended Chess Board Size
    1. 2.25'' inch Squares / 5.7 cm (1)
    Author(s)
    1. Alexey Root (1)
    2. Charles Hertan (2)
    3. Eric Schiller (1)
    4. Eric Schiller (1)
    5. Fred Reinfeld (3)
    6. Garry Kasparov (4)
    7. Graham Burgess (1)
    8. Igor Sukhin (8)
    9. Jeff Coakley (4)
    10. Jennifer Shahade (1)
    11. John Watson (1)
    12. Josh Waitzkin (1)
    13. Karsten Muller (1)
    14. Lou Hayes (1)
    15. Matthew Sadler (2)
    16. Murray Chandler (4)
    17. Peter Tamburro (1)
    18. Tim Brennan & Anthea Carson (2)
    19. Todd Bardwick (1)
    20. Yaroslav Srokovski (2)
    Show Less Show More
    DGT eBoard Compatible
    1. No (1)
    Weighting
    1. Triple Weighted (6)
    2. Single Weighted (6)
    3. No Additional Weighting (1)
    Clock Type
    1. Digital (10)
    Clock Button Type
    1. Toggle (6)
    2. Touch (4)
    Color Choice
    Show Less Show More

    Items 1 to 36 of 121 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction
      Chess Pencils (5 Pencils per Pack)
      Catalog Code: PENCIL-5

      This set of pencils 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. With the purchase of these pencils, you will receive 5 individual, brightly colored pencils - with a shiny metallic finish and stamped with black and silver chess pieces.
      imgi

      Chess Pencils (5 Pencils per Pack)

      Our Price: $2.95
      Regulation Silicone Tournament Chess Pieces - 3.75" King
      Catalog Code: MENSLCN-BI

      Our new Regulation Silicone Tournament Chess Pieces are an exciting alternative to the same old plastic chess pieces everyone uses. What makes them so unique is that their made out of highly flexible silicone material, which means that they won't break if accidentally dropped. This elastic material has the look and feel of a pencil eraser, which kids of all ages will love!
      imgi

      Regulation Silicone Tournament Chess Pieces - 3.75" King

      Our Price: $19.95
      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set
      Catalog Code: TRV0032

      Our small Magnetic Travel Chess Set is a terrific Chess set at an unbelievable price. It features a snap-closed plastic box with plastic hinges that opens up to a 9.75" x 9.75" board with 1" squares. The nicely detailed pieces stay put with magnetic bases that keep them firmly planted on the board no matter how you hold it. The King is 2.0" tall and all of the pieces are very visible and easy to play with. When folded, the set and board fit nicely in your bag or backpack for later use. If you run a Chess club or teach Chess, we recommend these sets as a great prize and gift! This set also includes non-magnetized Checkers at no additional cost!
      Out of Stock
      imgi

      10" Magnetic Travel Chess & Checkers Set

      Regular Price: $12.95

      Our Price: $8.95

      DGT 960 Digital Folding Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKD960

      The latest in chess clock design . . . a digital folding clock! With a physical size of only 5.5" in length, 2.6" wide and 1" high, the DGT960 game timer has all the features a chess player needs in a clock for tournament or blitz chess -- bonus and delay modes, a timer that will count down or count up (great for Scrabble or Go games), a move timer, and memory capabilities that will remember and save the last time control used. In addition, this clock is easy to operate and has a large display screen of approximately 5" x 1".
      imgi

      DGT 960 Digital Folding Clock

      Our Price: $39.95
      Chess Openings Playing Cards
      Catalog Code: PLAYCARDS

      This Standard Deck of 52 Playing cards (plus 2 Jokers) features the most popular Chess openings and are a great memorization tool.
      imgi

      Chess Openings Playing Cards

      Our Price: $7.95
      Chess Workbook for Children
      The Chess Detective's Introduction to the Royal Game
      Catalog Code: B0006OB

      Chess Workbook for Children is a fun, comprehensive workbook and instruction book for children (and adults!) who are new to chess or who are in the beginning stages of learning to play the royal game. Ten basic chess lessons and chess rules are presented in detail.
      imgi

      Chess Workbook for Children

      Our Price: $19.95
      MOVIE - Knights of the South Bronx
      Catalog Code: DVD0001MV

      Middle-aged and recently unemployed, Richard Mason (Ted Danson) decides to return to his first love: teaching. He finds a job as an inner-city schoolteacher teaching fourth grade. Richard discovers a way to reach out to his skeptical students through the game of chess. Against all odds, he inspires his students to become champions, not only at chess, but in life! Ted Danson gives a compelling performance in this heroic, heartwarming story based on true events co-starring Keke Palmer and Malcolm David Kelley.
      Out of Stock
      imgi

      MOVIE - Knights of the South Bronx

      Our Price: $19.95
      CHECKBOOK MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set
      Catalog Code: TRV0006

      Our Checkbook Magnetic Travel Chess Set is perfect for Chessplayers on the go!
      imgi

      CHECKBOOK MAGNETIC Travel Chess Set

      Our Price: $4.95
      Tactics Time
      1001 Chess Tactics From The Games of Everyday Chess Players
      Catalog Code: B0138NIC

      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!
      imgi

      Tactics Time

      Our Price: $16.95
      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0
      Catalog Code: E-WIN0115CV

      This training program is designed for teaching children, either in groups with a teacher or at home guided by parents.
      imgi

      DOWNLOAD - Chess Tactics for Beginners - VOLUME 2.0

      Our Price: $15.95
      DGT 3000 Digital Chess Clock
      Catalog Code: CLKD3000

      The DGT3000 Digital Chess Clock most advanced game timer yet from DGT Projects. It features an unbelievably large display with full game details, 25 pre-set time controls, 5 slots for customized time controls and the ability to connect to the DGT Projects Electronic Chess Board.
      imgi

      DGT 3000 Digital Chess Clock

      Our Price: $109.95
      SHOPWORN - Chess Training for Post-Beginners
      A Basic Course in Positional Understanding
      Catalog Code: SWB0143NIC

      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?
      imgi

      SHOPWORN - Chess Training for Post-Beginners

      Regular Price: $21.95

      Our Price: $10.98

      Gary's Adventures in Chess Country
      Catalog Code: B0003EU

      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.
      imgi

      Gary's Adventures in Chess Country

      Our Price: $23.95
      Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors
      84 One- Two- and Three-Move Combinations for the Developing Chessplayer
      Catalog Code: B0003HY

      In our modern era in which many chess opening and middlegame positions are guided by sophisticated stratagems, the iron fist of tactical blows is still inevitably the final arbiter of the result.
      imgi

      Winning Chess Tactics For Juniors

      Our Price: $9.95
      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess
      Aggressive Strategies and Inside Moves from the U.S. Junior Chess Champion
      Catalog Code: B0005SS

      The subject of the book and movie Searching for Bobby Fischer, Josh Waitzkin has long been the top-ranked player for his age in the United States and a role model for chess-playing kids everywhere. Now, for the first time, Waitzkin reveals the aggressive tactics and psychological techniques that have propelled him to the forefront of the chess world.
      imgi

      Josh Waitzkin's Attacking Chess

      Our Price: $15.99
      Children and Chess
      A Guide for Educators
      Catalog Code: B0020OB

      Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators is the first book to show the connection between accepted educational theories and chess. The relationship of chess to academic and humanistic educational goals is convincingly illustrated as curriculum and psychological theories from John D. McNeil, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and Howard Gardner.
      imgi

      Children and Chess

      Our Price: $24.95
      Winning Chess Strategy for Kids
      Catalog Code: B0024OB

      Winning Chess Strategy for Kids is a fun and comprehensive chess course written for children 7 to 13 years old. Full of original material and entertaining artwork, it's a perfect guide for learning the royal game. Parents and teachers are sure to like it too.
      imgi

      Winning Chess Strategy for Kids

      Our Price: $29.95
      Winning Chess Exercises for Kids
      Catalog Code: B0025OB

      This wonderfully entertaining book also happens to be quite effective. Everything any child will need to know about chess strategy and more is here in this book, which is well laid out and easy to follow. Part of the fun factor for kids is that the book is replete with cartoon images of chess characters to help make the learning experience more exciting.
      Out of Stock
      imgi

      Winning Chess Exercises for Kids

      Our Price: $29.95
      Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids
      Catalog Code: B0026OB

      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.
      imgi

      Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids

      Our Price: $31.95
      202 Checkmates For Children
      A Fun and Instructive Workbook for Childred Serious about Chess!
      Catalog Code: B0042CZ

      Veteran chess teachers and authors, Wilson and Alberston, who specialize in teaching chess to children, present 202 fascinating puzzles that are both instructional and fun. Large diagrams and clearly explained solutions will thrill kids as they work their way through the concepts while they have fun with chess. This book is perfect for kids!
      imgi

      202 Checkmates For Children

      Our Price: $9.95
      Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2
      Catalog Code: B0043OB

      Winning Chess Puzzles For Kids Volume 2 is a fun and instructive workbook for children ages 7 to 13. Full of imaginative drawings, it combines standard chess problems with a variety of insightful chess-related puzzles. Slightly more advanced than Volume 1, its aim is to further develop a student's tactical skills.
      imgi

      Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids - VOLUME 2

      Our Price: $31.95
      Chess Camp - VOLUME 1
      Move, Attack and Capture
      Catalog Code: B0056EU

      is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, 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.
      imgi

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 1

      Our Price: $11.95
      How to Beat Your Dad at Chess
      Including the 50 Deadly Checkmates
      Catalog Code: B0056GB

      This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.
      imgi

      How to Beat Your Dad at Chess

      Our Price: $16.95
      Chess Camp - VOLUME 2
      Simple Checkmates
      Catalog Code: B0057EU

      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, 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.
      imgi

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 2

      Our Price: $11.95
      Chess Camp - VOLUME 3
      Checkmates with Many Pieces
      Catalog Code: B0058EU

      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.
      imgi

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 3

      Our Price: $11.95
      Play Like a Girl
      Tactics by 9Queens
      Catalog Code: B0064EU

      Play Like A Girl!, the first book of its kind, is a collection of tactical positions from the world's best women chessplayers. Profiled players range from Hungary's Judit Polgar, the best woman chessplayer in history, to Abby Marshall, the teenager who became the first American girl to win the Denker High School Tournament of Champions.
      imgi

      Play Like a Girl

      Our Price: $14.95
      Chess Camp - VOLUME 4
      Elementary Endgames
      Catalog Code: B0076EU

      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.
      imgi

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 4

      Our Price: $11.95
      Chess Camp - VOLUME 5
      Two-Move Checkmates
      Catalog Code: B0077EU

      Chess Camp is a new training system for beginning chessplayers, 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.
      imgi

      Chess Camp - VOLUME 5

      Our Price: $11.95
      Power Chess for Kids
      Learn How to Think Ahead and Become One of the Best Players in Your School
      Catalog Code: B0104NIC

      A power move, explains experienced chess teacher Charles Hertan, is a winning master tactic that requires thinking ahead. To become one of the best chess players in your school you need to be able to think just 1,5 moves ahead, and this book teaches the four basic tricks do so.
      imgi

      Power Chess for Kids

      Our Price: $16.95
      Checkmate My First Chess Book
      Catalog Code: B0140EM

      Learn to play the great game of chess with none other than Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as your teacher. Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate.
      imgi

      Checkmate My First Chess Book

      Our Price: $12.95
      Chess for Children
      How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game
      Catalog Code: B0157GB

      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.
      imgi

      Chess for Children

      Our Price: $16.95
      Chess Openings for Kids
      Featuring 50 Mighty Opening Systems
      Catalog Code: B0164GB

      For chess-players of all ages and abilities, it is vital to get off to a good start. This simple guide provides all the tips and ideas needed to play purposefully from move one. That's because these 50 Mighty Openings are the very ones used by chess masters and grandmasters to outwit opponents time and again. This book teaches the names and starting moves of all the main chess openings, and explains the basic ideas.
      imgi

      Chess Openings for Kids

      Our Price: $16.95
      Chess Tactics for Kids
      50 Tricky Tactics to Outwit Your Opponent
      Catalog Code: B0170GB

      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.
      imgi

      Chess Tactics for Kids

      Our Price: $16.95
      Tips for Young Players
      Catalog Code: B0259EM

      In the first half of this book, Sadler concentrates on establishing general principles for the opening, middlegame, and endgame. For instance, the section on the opening discusses the principles of good development, king safety, center occupation, and the initiative. Each section concludes with a summary of the important points and selection of exercises to help you see how much you've internalized before you go on.
      imgi

      Tips for Young Players

      Our Price: $15.95
      Checkmate! Tactics
      Catalog Code: B0307EM

      Would you now like to know how to regularly beat your opponents and move to the next level? If so, then Checkmate Tactics is the book for you.
      imgi

      Checkmate! Tactics

      Our Price: $16.95
      Childrens Chess Book Combination
      Catalog Code: BCHILDCOMBO

      This is not just a book for kids - for 'Dad' read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov.
      imgi

      Childrens Chess Book Combination

      Our Price: $29.95

    Items 1 to 36 of 121 total

    per page
    Page:
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
    4. 4

    Grid  List 

    Set Ascending Direction

    What Our Customers Are Saying About The House Of Staunton

    lb