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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...

How Chess Can Reverse Academic Setbacks

How Chess Can Reverse Academic Setbacks

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...

Earl the Squirrel’s Halloween Chess Challenge

Earl the Squirrel’s Halloween Chess Challenge

It was Halloween night in Chesslandia and Clip and Clop were getting ready to go trick-or-treating with the pawns! They put the finishing touches on their dinosaur costumes and galloped outside. “I hope we get treats!” Clip neighed. “Especially my favorite: candy...

My child begs to play Story Time Chess

My child begs to play Story Time Chess

Parents the world over love Story Time Chess because it brings families together and offers a brain-boosting challenge that kids can’t get enough of. But don’t just take our word for it. Read on to see what a few of our many satisfied customers have to say about Story...

International Day of the Girl!

International Day of the Girl!

In 2012, the United Nations dedicated October 11th as the International Day of the Girl to promote girls' empowerment and bring awareness to the human rights that still aren't granted to all girls everywhere. As educators, we believe that every child deserves respect,...

Story Time History: Hispanic American Players Who Changed the Game

Story Time History: Hispanic American Players Who Changed the Game

Every day, the game of chess is played with gusto and brilliance by people all over the world, especially in Spanish-speaking countries and Hispanic communities here in the United States. Right now, millions of Americans are observing National Hispanic American...

Our co-founder’s interview with Good Morning Arizona

Our co-founder’s interview with Good Morning Arizona

We'd like to thank Good Morning Arizona for sitting down with our CEO and co-founder Jon Sieber to chat about Story Time Chess. They dove deep on all the ways our award-winning game set can benefit your child academically, socially, creatively, and more! Check out the...

What’s Inside Story Time Chess: Level 3 Tactics Expansion?

What’s Inside Story Time Chess: Level 3 Tactics Expansion?

Story Time Chess’s brand-new Level 3 Tactics Expansion is chock full of new friends, wild adventures, magic spells, and more. But we know that you rely on our award-winning chess curriculum to deliver nuts-and-bolts knowledge that expands kids’ minds and sharpens...

FREE Story and Mini-Game: “King of the Kitchen”

FREE Story and Mini-Game: “King of the Kitchen”

Summer vacation was in full swing and, with the pawns on break from school, King Chomper, Queen Bella, King Shaky, and Queen Allegra decided to take their families down to the Endless Sea for a day at the beach! The pawns, bishops, and knights all had lots of toys...