Chess Laboratory for Teachers and Organisers

This section contains resources for chess teachers and chess organisers. If you would like to contribute anything to this section please email us at chesslab@ukchess.co.uk

Online Chess Resources for Teachers

Online Chess Resources for Teachers There are some fantastic online resources to help teach yourself chess, to practice solving puzzles and to play against other players. There are also educational resources available to chess teachers to help them manage...

Chess Battle Manual – Solutions

Chess Battle Manual - Solutions   The following are the solutions to the puzzles in the “Chess Battle Manual”. In chess there is a special language called ‘chess notation’ that allows us to describe what moves are being made on the chess board (see...

Best books for teaching chess to children

If you are thinking of setting up a chess club for children – or even if you are already running a club – you may be wondering what the best approach is to teaching the children the basics of the game. Even for experienced chess players it can be a...

Special Events

Simultaneous Display There are lots of different special events that can be used to boost a chess club. One such event is a simultaneous display, in which a strong player plays a number of games at the same time. This can be a very large number indeed. For example,...