Online Chess Lessons

Story-based Chess Lessons for Ages 3+ via Video Chat

Chess At Three gets kids playing and loving chess through storytelling, starting at the surprising age of 3.

Chess at Three tells stories that transform the chess pieces into a memorable cast of characters. Our lessons have characters with quirky qualities that help children understand how the chess pieces move.

Every Chess at Three lesson has a fun story that introduces children to important themes that go far beyond chess. Chess at Three students learn about sportsmanship, grit, and math, all through stories.

Chess at Three has certified tutors that bring our fun story filled lessons right to your home in: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Hong Kong. Click here to get a Chess at Three tutor in your home or school.

Hundreds of pre-schools license Chess at Three’s online curriculum, reaching 1,000 of children each week. Click here to find more information about licensing our curriculum.

In-Home Lessons

Available in NYC, Chicago, LA, and Hong Kong
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Why Chess at Three?

STRENGTHENS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

IMPROVES RETAIN TEST SCORES

INCREASES IQ

ENHANCES ARITHMETICAL SKILLS

HONES VERBAL SKILLS

SHARPENS CRITICAL THINKING

BOOSTS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

INSTILLS CONFIDENCE

From the blog

Story Highlight: Chess is a Sea

Story Highlight: Chess is a Sea

Chess at Three exists to tell fun and engaging stories that allow children to discover the world of chess all on their own and learn valuable lessons along the way. If you’ve ever eavesdropped on a Chess at Three story, you know that the lessons we teach extend far...

Chess at Three Statement on In-Home Lessons – June 2020

Chess at Three Statement on In-Home Lessons – June 2020

Hello Chess at Three Parents and Tutors, We in the home office of Chess at Three hope everyone is well and staying safe. We are thankful for everyone continuing to be a part of our Chess at Three Family. As you know for over a decade we have been servicing New York...

The Life of Tutors

Meet Max Berry: Max has been with us for less than a year but has been grinding out lessons since day one. He is consistently doing ten lessons a week. He currently resides in Ohio where he was born and raised. He says he loves being at home but is eager to get back...

“Seeing is believing: today I watched 3 and 4 year olds play chess...”

— ABC7 Eyewitness News, NYC

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