Chess Made Fun recommends these 5 mobile apps (by age) that are made for kids to learn how to play chess and practice.
5-10 Years of Age:
KidChess (Free App)
This app is great for children just learning to play chess and it is currently a free app!
- Puzzle Jam lets you solve as many puzzles you can before the time runs out
- EZ Chess allows you to practice piece movement by playing a real game of chess against their EZChess computer
- Monster Chess lets you learn how the pieces move by playing
- Checkmate the King allows you to practice different forms of checkmate
Chess for Kids – Learn & Play (Free App that offers In-App purchases)
- Super safe for kids (no ads, no personal data collection, no social features)
- 8 levels and 1500 mini games and puzzles
- Play simplified and full chess game against Chess Engine
- Entertaining and challenging
- Get points for correct answers, gain ranks, track your progress!
Dinosaur Chess (Paid App)
- Fun way to learn and play chess
- 11 lessons
- 20 mini games and puzzles
Fritz and Chesster (Paid App)
- Join Prince Fritz and his cousin Bianca learn how to play chess. Test and increase your knowledge in a whole range of exciting games and situations
- Promotion of memory, math, verbal reasoning as well as the development of critical thinking, creative thinking and socialization are among the many benefits of playing the sport of kings
- 18 Standalone mini-games
- Multiple players may log in with different names and play independently
10-15 Years of Age:
Chess+ (Free App that offer In-App purchases)
Really great for older kids and adults as well.
- The most advanced chess training mobile app. Improve your skills, learn tactics and strategies
- Hundreds of levels
- Thousands of exercises
- Free to play but you can purchase some optional in-game items
- May also connect to Facebook