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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...

Why We Teach Piece Point Values in Story Time Chess: Level 3

Why We Teach Piece Point Values in Story Time Chess: Level 3

Did you know that every piece on the chessboard has a point value? If you didn't, you're not alone. After all, you won't see a points tracker at most chess tournaments. But the point values assigned to each chess piece are incredibly instructive for beginners and...

Here’s what our customers are saying about Story Time Chess

Here’s what our customers are saying about Story Time Chess

Since we launched the award-winning Story Time Chess: The Game three years ago, over 65,000 families across the globe have experienced the magic of our story-based chess learning system for ages three and up. With our step-by-step storybook, legions of parents who’d...

“Challenge Accepted!” 15 Ways to Keep Chess Fun

“Challenge Accepted!” 15 Ways to Keep Chess Fun

For six years, I went from house to house and school to school teaching chess through stories. I worked with hundreds of early childhood students from all walks of life, but one thing never changed: Full games of chess are challenging, and anyone teaching children to...

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

April Fools’ Chess — Free Story and Minigame

One of Chesslandia’s proudest traditions was playing practical jokes on April Fools’ Day. One year, Bea and Bop glued King Chomper’s chess pieces down; when he went to play his morning game they were all stuck to the board! Another time, the pawns switched places in...

Women’s History Month:  Interview with Grandmaster Jen Shahade

Women’s History Month: Interview with Grandmaster Jen Shahade

This Women's History Month, it was our honor to sit down with Grandmaster Jennifer Shahade to ask her about her life in chess, what the game means to her, and her advice for kids who want to play competitively. In addition to being a two-time U.S. Women's Champion, GM...