Study Materials & Resources

We recommend a number of books, DVDs and Internet resources for parents, children and teachers to learn and study chess.

For Parents:

  • The Right Way to Teach Chess to Kids, Richard James

    The Right Way to Teach Chess to Kids
    The Right Way to Teach Chess to Kids

For Children:

  • Chess for Children, Sabrina Chevannes
Chess for Children
Chess for Children
  • Learning Chess the Easy Way DVD, Susan Polgar

    Learning Chess the Easy Way
    Learning Chess the Easy Way
  • Chess Puzzles for Kids, Murray Chandler

    Chess Puzzles for Kids
    Chess Puzzles for Kids
  • Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids, Jeff Coakley

    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids
    Winning Chess Puzzles for Kids
  • Chess: from Beginner to Winner in Two Months, Michael Basman

    from Beginner to Winner in Two Months
    from Beginner to Winner in Two Months
  • Chess Puzzles in One Move for young players, Tim Onions & David Regis

    Chess Puzzles in One Move
    Chess Puzzles in One Move
  • Ten ways to succeed in the Endgame, Tim Onions & David Regis (read this one first!)

    Ten ways to succeed in the Endgame
    Ten ways to succeed in the Endgame
  • Ten ways to succeed in the Middlegame, Tim Onions & David Regis

    Ten ways to succeed in the Middlegame
    Ten ways to succeed in the Middlegame
  • Ten ways to succeed in the Opening, Tim Onions & David Regis (read this one last!)

    Ten ways to succeed in the Opening
    Ten ways to succeed in the Opening
  • The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit Level One, IM Andrew Martin

    The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit Level One
    The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit Level One
  • The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit Levels Two & Three, IM Andrew Martin

    The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit Levels Two & Three
    The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit Levels Two & Three
  • The English Chess Federation Certificate of Merit DVD, IM Andrew Martin

    ECF Certificate of Merit DVD
    ECF Certificate of Merit DVD

For Teachers:

  • Teaching Chess: the easy way to learn, Michael Basman
  • The Right Way to Teach Chess to Kids, Richard James
  • CSC Primary School Chess, John Foley
  • CSC Workbook 1, Richard James & John Foley
  • CSC Workbook 2, Richard James & John Foley
  • Manual for Chess Teachers, Michael Basman

We can advise you of  reliable providers of chess equipment and we normally recommend both:

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