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Chess Programs For Kids

Chess Mates offers chess classes for kids of all ages & unlike many chess programs, we make chess fun.  Our chess classes run in many schools in Brisbane and beyond. Alternatively, your child can join us for our online classes, or even private lessons. We also run chess tournaments and holiday chess programs.

Private Chess Lessons

Chess Mates private chess lessons for kids are ideal for children ages 3+ who want to learn chess or improve their chess skills, strategy, and understanding. And as Australia’s only NDIS chess providers, we’re able to share the benefits of chess with kids of all abilities. 

Online Chess Lessons

Chess Mates capped online chess classes for kids are ideal for children ages 5 and up. Participating live on Zoom, your child will interact with other kids and have fun as they learn about different pieces and strategies, and solve chess puzzles together.

Secure A Place In Our Online Classes Today

All online class sizes are capped to offer your child the best possible learning experience. If you would like to secure your place in the next intact, you can book online today. 

School-Based Chess Classes

Chessmates have partnered with a number of schools across Brisbane to bring Chess based learning to the classroom. Designed especially for children in Prep and above, our school-based chess classes are run for around 30mins to an hour & are fun, interactive, and tailored by our teachers to suit the kids in each class.

 Research has shown that learning to play chess helps children enhance reading, memory, language, and mathematical abilities.

Help your child develop socially, academically, and emotionally whilst also fostering critical, creative, and original thinking.

Strengthen your childs problem solving skills, teaching them how to make difficult and abstract decisions independently.

 Chess also provides the opportunity to make friends & can teach your child empathy, emotional intelligence, and how to overcome their challenges.

Contact Us

Got questions? Want to learn more? Contact Chess Mates today via phone or email.


You can call us on 1300 CHESS MATES (1300 243 776) or leave your details in the enquiry form provided!

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