In-Home Chess Lessons in NYC

Story-based chess lessons for children 3+.  We come to you.

Online Chess Lessons

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

Birchguard Quest

Fun, engaging role playing adventure for ages 5+.  In-home, club and online available.

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

NYC In-Home Chess Lessons

1-on-1 Lessons start at $109/hr (Hamptons $179/hr)
Group Lessons start at $79/hr/child (Hamptons $139/hr)*

*Assemble your own group

Online Chess Lessons

1-on-1 Virtual Lessons start at $80/hr
Group Virtual Lessons start at $60/hr/child*

*Assemble your own group

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.

In-Home Lessons

Available in NYC, Chicago, LA, and Hong Kong
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Schools nationwide that teach our curriculum

Students reached per week

After school programs

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

Reverse Academic Setbacks with Chess at Three

Reverse Academic Setbacks with Chess at Three

On October 24th, the U.S. Department of Education announced that American public school students regressed sharply in math and reading scores between 2019 and 2022. The data, known as the "Nation's Report Card," wasn't wholly surprising; COVID-19 has caused widespread...

Meet Mafalda!

Meet Mafalda!

We love our Tutors and want to celebrate the many gifts and talents they bring to their chess lessons! Check out our interview with our November Tutor of the Month, Mafalda!   Where are you from and where do you live now?I'm from Portugal and I live in California....

The FIRST Black Grandmaster shares his secret

Grandmaster Maurice Ashley is a living legend. The first Black American Grandmaster, he's been an inspiring ambassador for chess throughout his illustrious career. GM Ashley recently took to the airwaves with a powerful message about the many benefits of chess and how...

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