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7.7 out of 10

Learn Chess

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Overall 10
10

Love it

Cutie, Amazon
28 January 2014
  • Summary: My son just started learning chess this year and this games give him a chance to practice before his chess club meets each week.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sweet

Jesse Woods, Amazon
13 November 2013
  • Summary: This game has come very quickly. The game has been a great learning point for my daughter. Thank you very much for this product.
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Overall 10
10

A learners game

LadyButterfly, Amazon
10 August 2013
  • Summary: My daughter plays this game as practice. She is already playing chess in school then in schools tournament. This game is helpful.
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Overall 10
10

Challenging DS game -- best if adults can help occasionally

Michael Goeller "urusovguy", Amazon
9 April 2011
  • Summary: I picked up this game for my 8-year-old son. I think it is excellent and he really enjoys it, but he has definitely struggled with some of the problems and scenarios, so I think he might get frustrated if he did not have adults around who can answer his questions. Fortunately, my wife plays fairly well and I am a chess expert (2000+ USCF), so we can handle any questions that arise and help him overcome obstacles.
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Overall 4
4.0

Fun at first

Mike Spegel, Amazon
14 March 2011
  • Summary: I liked this game at first. It has a few different options for difficulty level. I started on easy and found it challenging. I got to the point where I could win 2 out of 3 games, but then i got bored because you can only play as White. Also, the computer plays the Center Counter (Scandinavian Defense) every time. It would be nice to learn how to play against some other openings and to play against the computer as Black.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not the best for younger kids

mj12, Amazon
13 January 2011
  • Summary: I bought this for my 8 and 6 year-olds who love chess. They are beginners and I thought it would be really great because they love their DS also. The problem is that there is no sound and they have to read all the tips and instrustions. They can't always read well enough to understand and they get frustrated. It might be better for older kids.
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Overall 10
10

Great way to hone your chess skills

M, Amazon
28 December 2010
  • Summary: We got this for our 10 (now 11) year old. He already knew the basics of chess when he got it, but over time this game has become like his own little secret weapon. It's taught him moves other people don't seem to know and he can beat just about everyone he plays now, including adults. I agree this game can be frustrating (chess is not an easy game in and of itself) and I don't know that most young kids would enjoy it. Evidently it can be frustrating for adults too.
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Overall 8
8.0

Learn Chess

videomom, Amazon
17 November 2010
  • Summary: My son is ten and has learned some of the basics of Chess. He has enjoyed this option of learning by video game. He seems to be thinking of the strategy behind the game of Chess even when he is not playing on his DS.
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Overall 4
4.0

Beyond frustrating...

Christopher, Amazon
18 October 2010
  • Summary: Ok, already had a basic understanding of chess. I bought this hoping it would help develop my skills as I am a complete beginner for the most part (I know all the rules, pieces, etc but developing strategy has always been hard in this game for me). Anyway, this game starts off fine.... the tutorials are nice for learning the pieces and how they move. This was a nice brush up. The tutorial is great if you've never ever played before and don't know squat about chess.
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Overall 10
10

ENJOYABLE

JOANNE MARTINO "UNIQUELY CRAZY", Amazon
6 June 2010
  • Summary: THIS IS A REALLY GOOD WAY TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY CHESS. I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY CHESS FOR YEARS AND THIS PROGRAM HAS REALLY HELPED ME TO UNDERSTAND AND PLAY THE GAME.
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