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Chess is a game of planning, strategy, and intelligence. Playing chess improves these abilities in kids. CodingHero’s online Chess classes are designed to make learning process simple and fun for kids. Kids will learn various chess moves and strategies from experts. Certified teachers, fun approach and regular chess competitions make us one of the best chess academy in India.
Better Problem Solving

Better Problem Solving

In every chess game, you are faced with challenges and problems that you have not faced before. Chess can help you to think ahead, not rush your decisions, and more importantly ability to weigh the pluses and minuses of your choices.

Improved Analytical Abilities

When kids play chess, they need to visualize various future moves and positions which their opponent can play. This ability is important in chess - picturing a position some moves down the line, analyzing it extensively. This helps improve their analytical abilities.

Improves Concentration

Improves Concentration

In chess, concentration is one of the most basic requirement. Player need to watch every piece and move of their opponents very carefully. As a result, playing chess will help kids develop concentration, not only in chess but also in different life situation.

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What Will Kids Learn In Our Chess Classes?

Beginner Level Chess Syllabus
  • Introducing the Pieces  
  • Setting up a Chessboard
  • Rules and objectives
  • Attack and defence
  • Opening Goals & Principles
  • Semi-Open Openings
  • Playing Gambits
  • Good vs Bad Gambits
  • Opening Variations
  • Exploring Opening Errors  
  • Mastering Move Orders
  • Expert Tactics
  • Queen Sacrifices

Benefits Of Playing Chess For Kids

Multiple research have shown that kids who play chess, learn very important life skills. They perform better not only in academics, they also deal better with adverse scenarios

Playing Chess Improves Memory
Playing Chess Improves Memory

Good chess players have exceptional memory and recall. While playing chess it is essential to remember your opponent’s earlier move and remember which positions can help her/him to get an advantage in that situation.

Playing Chess Raises Kid’s IQ
Playing Chess Raises Kid’s IQ

Studies prove that children who play chess have a higher intelligence quotient. A significant increase in their IQ scores was observed after just 4 ½ months of systematic chess training.

Improves Spatial Skills
Improves Spatial Skills

Thinking a few steps ahead is always a good strategy when playing chess. To do this, you must visualize the changing composition of the board, step by step, without moving a single chess piece.

Failure Is Ok
Failure Is Ok

When kids are learning to play chess, they will lose a lot of games. But they still keep going, making their moves better, and ultimately achieving success.

Playing Chess Improves Concentration
Playing Chess Improves Concentration

Chess is a powerful training tool for concentration as it forces children to focus on an array of possibilities with each passing turn.

Teaches Planning & Foresight
Teaches Planning & Foresight

To win in the game of chess, one must have the ability to foresee multiple possibilities and outcomes to formulate a successful plan. Learning to think ahead and plan where you need to position your pieces to capture or block your opponent’s 

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Pricing For Online Chess Classes For Kids

Beginner Level Chess Syllabus



Ideal chess program for kids new to chess

2 Classes Every Week

3 months duration

3 Months Duration

Max 5 kids per batch

Max 5 Kids Per Batch




Ideal course for kids familiar with chess

2 Classes Every Week

3 months duration

3 Months Duration

Max 5 kids per batch

Max 5 Kids Per Batch




Ideal for kids familiar with chess strategies

2 Classes Every Week

3 months duration

3 Months Duration

Max 5 kids per batch

Max 5 Kids Per Batch

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FAQs About Online Chess Coaching For Kids

Are these chess classes live?

Yes, these chess classes are conducted live. Your child doesn't have to waste time travelling. They can learn chess from the comfort and safety of their homes.

Are these online classes?

Yes, all our classes are live online classes.

Who are the chess teachers?

All our chess teachers are experienced and accomplished professionals with a passion for teaching. They've been working in their respective fields for a minimum of 5+ years.

How do you select the chess teachers?

All our teachers go thru a very stringent selection process. After we've shortlisted their profile, they go thru a technical evaluation. Post this, they go thru a general evaluation where we check their communication, attitude, patience, and other qualities we consider essential for a mentor and teacher. Once they clear this round, they have to give our team a demo on a topic of their choice. Post this, our team does an onboarding training for them. Then, they sit thru couple of live classes being conducted by our other mentors. This whole process takes about 2-3 weeks and then new mentors get assigned.


Will kids get a chess certificate?

Kids feel motivated when they earn badges, certificates and build stuff. We recognize this and hence we have a reward system which kids love. They get badges and certificates when they reach certain levels. At any point, they know how far they are from earning next level of certificate. They also know where they stand on the leaderboard. Rest assured, kids will be always striving to get the next badge and certificate.

How many children will be there in one batch?

Our classes are typically conducted in small groups of 3-5 students.

Will there be any assignments or projects?

Yes, all the classes are followed by small assignments to reinforce what was taught in the class. Students also work on projects after every 8-10 classes.

What if my child misses a chess class?

This happens. But, you don't have to worry. Every chess class is recorded and uploaded in our dashboard. Kids will have access to these recordings. Try to not miss any class, but if you absolutely have to - there are always recordings.

What infrastructure do I need to attend these classes?

You need a laptop or a desktop with webcam, microphone, preferably headphones and good internet connection.

What is this course about?

This course helps in empowering children to learn the timeless game of Chess. Our specially designed course keeps children motivated to learn and improve their Chess skills. More importantly, learning Chess will teach them life skills - strategy, tactics, creativity, concentration, and calculated risk-taking.

Who should take this course?

The course is so designed that children from age 5 onwards can learn the skills of chess playing.

What are the pre-requisites for this course?

No prior knowledge of chess is required to begin with. We teach from the basics.

What are the software and hardware requirements?

Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 (32- or 64-bit) or OS X (Apple). 4GB RAM minimum, 8 GB RAM (recommended). core2duo or higher processor. Internet speed: Minimum 1 Mb/s. This will be different for different classes. Most of the software we recommend will be open-source and free to use. Before the class starts, we will give you the list of software needed for that class.

How many classes will be there every week?

In general, most of our programs have 2 classes every week. But this can be different from program to program.

Will you give holidays during exam time?

Yes. Our mentor and support team will work with students of every class to decide on these holidays.

Where is CodingHero based out of?

We are based out of India's silicon valley - Bangalore.

My child does not have prior experience in chess. Will she/he be able to learn?

No prior experience is required to start this course. Our mentors are friendly and the beginner’s course is designed such that even younger kids will find it easy and interesting to start learning the seemingly complicated strategies involved in chess.

Will kids be participating in any competition/tournament during their course?

We will tell kids about all the regional and national tournaments and competitions which happen for chess. We will also encourage and prepare our students to participate in these competitive chess tournaments.


How many hours would this course require every week?

The course will take 4-6 hours of your time every week.

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What are the objectives of our online Chess classes?

Chess is a fair game, it’s your kid, the board, and the other kid, no physical contact, only the battle of minds. In our quickly developing world, every day we face numerous problems and obstacles in every step of our life. Some of the problems are being solved, whereas some of them not because of the lack of problem-solving skills. 

As in chess, every move poses a new challenge, it helps in developing the art of problem-solving with patience without losing concentration.

Why should my kid learn chess?

The complex and complicated looking steps in chess can be made easy and interesting to learn if taught the right way. Our online course in Introduction to Chess helps children to learn the strategies involved in a step-by-step manner.

What skills will the kid be learning from our Introduction to Chess for Kids?

It is a common fact playing chess improves memory and it’s true. Moreover, it improves spatial skills. This ability is important in chess due to which players calculate variations 10 moves deep, visualizing the changes, picturing a position some moves down the line.

Improves concentration. While playing chess, concentration is one of the most important requirements of the game. It is impossible to play chess and think about something different.

Isn't a course like Chess meant for adults?

Most of us think that games like chess are meant for adults only. But the fact is even children can learn chess very early and easily if presented in an appropriate manner. The key is to teach them in a child-oriented way, instead of relying on standard methods for adult learners.

Does a kid require to know computer basics to learn Chess?

Absolutely not. We will assist in choosing the right software required to start learning to play chess.

Does learning Chess help in other areas?

Yes, learning Chess helps kids to develop many skills such as concentration, strategic and logical thinking, risk-analysis which all play vital roles in the future.

Is an online course effective?

Our online course on Chess is kid-friendly, where children learn finer details of the moves and strategy easily as our course is kid-oriented which makes learning fun for kids. The most important aspect of our online classes is that it means less stress for parents, where they don't have to bother about dropping their kids at an institute or rushing through traffic to get to class on time.

Will learning chess help a kid in their future?

Chess brings out latent abilities that have not been reached by traditional educational means. It promotes logical thinking, instills a sense of self-confidence and self-worth, and improves communication and pattern recognition skills. It teaches the values of hard work, concentration, objectivity, and commitment.

Does a kid require to know the basic steps of playing chess to learn?

Learning to play chess is quite easy even for children around the age of 5 - 6 years. Even children not familiar with the board can find it interesting.  The mentors at CodingHero are friendly and supportive and our course guides the kids starting from the elementary moves.

What makes CodingHero best chess academy in India?

Our focus on hiring the best teachers, making sure kids develop long-term interest, and fun approach is what makes us one of the best chess academy in India

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