Frequently Asked Questions

How do I play chess?

We suggest that you review the “Basic Rules of Chess” and then check out our directory of local clubs to get some over the board practice.  You may also become a member of Chess Made Fun as a player to learn how to play.

Do you sell chessboards made in the USA?

Chess Made Fun has partnered with Castlemark Designs to bring you ChessCraft chessboards. These solid wood boards are handcrafted in the USA.

Can I play chess on your website?

With our new online platform as long as you are in the United States, you can play practice games, work with a coach, participate in group play and non-rated tournaments. 

Do you ship internationally?

Unfortunately, at this time we do not ship internationally. 

How do I improve at Chess?

Practice, practice, practice…no seriously nothing beats practice.  That being said, there are also a lot of books, online forums, and hiring a coach. 

Do your chess sets come with extra queens?

Some do and some don’t. The plastic sets come with extra queens, but our wood sets do not.

How quickly will my products be shipped? What are the typical shipping times?

In stock items ship with in 48 hours and ship from our facility in Hiram, GA.  Under normal shipping circumstances you can expect your package to arrive in 2-7 business days from the ship date. 

Do you have to sign up with a coach to participate in your online events?

No, you can sign up as a player and participate in any of our online events even if you do not have a coach with us.