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 thousands of kids each week. Click here to find more information about licensing our curriculum.
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Why Chess at Three?
STRENGTHENS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
IMPROVES RETAIN TEST SCORES
ENHANCES ARITHMETICAL SKILLS
HONES VERBAL SKILLS
SHARPENS CRITICAL THINKING
BOOSTS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
From the blog
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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...
“Seeing is believing: today I watched 3 and 4 year olds play chess...”
— ABC7 Eyewitness News, NYC