To participate in National Chess Month simply play one of the mini-games below with your class. Share your experience with us and you’ll go into a draw for cash prizes, equipment, financial support for a chess Jamboree and memberships of chessossity.com for your students.
You can download an ‘Activity Plan’ which links playing skills with Maths and Social Behaviour in the school curriculum. For how to integrate with the curriculum Click.. Teachers-Booklet (to download) and for written Rules of these games Click .. Mini Games Instruction Booklet (to download).
Here are the skills games mentioned in the Teacher Booklet .. click on the name of the game to bring up a short YouTube demo video.
Good Luck !
Mini-Game 1 – Pawn Wars (Pawns)
Mini-Game 2 – Cat n’ Mouse (Rook n’ Pawns)
Mini-Game 3 – Cat n’ Mouse (Bishop n’ Pawns)
Mini-Game 4 – Killer Queen (Queen n’ Pawns)
Mini-Game 5 – Cat n’ Mouse (Knight n’ Pawns)
Mini-Game 6 – Super Cats !
Mini-Game 7 – King & Pawn Wars
<< When you get to this point .. you’ll have learned how to use all the chess pieces >>
Mini-Game 8 – Rook Rout (wipe-out game)
Mini-Game 9 – Total Wipeout
<< Now we know .. the value of each chess piece & can use this to find the best captures ! >>
Mini-Game 10 – Bishop Battle (2 checks win)
Mini-Game 11 – Three Check Chess
Mini-Game 12 – Checkmate the King
Mini-Game 13 – Rook Roller
<< After playing some checking games we learn to defend our King and in the checkmate games we learn how to win a full game of chess >>
Full Game 14 – Chess !
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