Chess Made Fun recommends these mobile apps by age that are made for kids to learn how to play chess.
0-4 years of age:
We do not recommend children this young to play chess through a mobile app. Invest in “Chess is Child’s Play” for mini-games to play at home with your kids. This age range is perfect for chess-themed toys, books and cartoons. Check out this YouTube playlist for some cartoons we hope your kids will enjoy.
5-10 years of age:
Dinosaur Chess (Paid App)
- Is a fun way to learn and play chess
- 11 lessons
- 20 mini-games and puzzles
Fritz and Chester (Paid App)
- Join Prince Fritz and his cousin Bianca learn how to play chess, then 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 can log in with different names and play independently
10-15 years of age:
Chess+ (Paid App)
- The most advanced chess training mobile app. Improve your skills, learn tactics and strategies
- Hundreds of levels
- Thousands of exercises
- Is free to play, but you can purchase some optional in-game items
- Can also connect to Facebook
We hope during this unique time for us all with Social Distancing chess can become a fun family activity for everyone to play at home. If you don’t know how to play chess check out our YouTube channel for some mini-games you can start with. Consider signing up for virtual lessons to teach your child how to play chess.