Best Chess Sets for Children

25 Best Chess Sets for Children (Amazon’s Most Popular)


If you are in search of a nice gift for a child, you might want to check this collection of chess sets for children, all of them picked from Amazon’s most popular items in this group. This is reflected in the numbers of reports by customers, you have them in thousands for some of the sets in the list.

Even very small kids can learn and excel at chess, and this is a nice way of developing their brainpower and problem-solving skills. As you will realize from the list below, these chess sets come in a variety of sizes. Some are very small and lightweight boxes that the kid can carry to his/her friend’s place or to school.

You will notice that there are models with magnets that will keep the pieces on the table and they will not move if kids play chess in a moving car or on the go in general. The boxes and the pieces can be wooden and plastic, but even the wooden ones can be magnetic. You will also see that in some cases, these are complete fun sets for a whole family.

Because you do not know if the kid will really become interested in playing chess, no need to spend much and to break the bank. Indeed, you will realize that practically all of the sets here are inexpensive. Also, most of them are Amazon Prime items so you can have them shipped for free.

So here is the list with chess sets for children, if you are undecided about a Christmas gift for a child, this could be the right choice. But check also in the category Kids here in the site if you would rather go for something different.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Winning Moves Games No Stress Chess
1,344 Reviews
Winning Moves Games No Stress Chess
  • 2 sided game board, one side with hints, one without
  • 16 Staunton chess pieces (ivory & black)
  • 56 action cards, Card tray and rules
  • Learn while you play
Bestseller No. 2
QuadPro Magnetic Travel Chess Set with Folding Chess Board Educational Toys for Kids and Adults
340 Reviews
QuadPro Magnetic Travel Chess Set with Folding Chess Board Educational Toys for Kids and Adults
  • 【HIGH QUALITY】QuadPro chess set Made of durable HIPS plastic with Fine texture, gives you smooth hand-feel while lightweight and portable; well-crafted chess pieces make it much more deluxe.
  • 【LIGHT MAGNETISM】The chess board every individual pieces have a light magnetic attraction to the 64-square playing field; light magnetism would make it stable to play while not hard to move the piece.
  • 【PORTABLE SIZE】Open size of Chessboard is 9.84*9.84*0.78 Inches, while folded size is 9.84*4.92*1.56 Inches. This perfectly sized Chessboard is small enough to travel with, but also large enough to play comfortably.
  • 【WIDE APPLICATIONS】The magnetic chess set Foldable design - chess pieces can be put into the chessboard for easy storage. Novel style - suitable for home, company, school, journey, bus or picnic. All ages are available.
  • 【CUSTOMER GUARANTEE】 We're SO confident that you will satisfied this travel chess that it's backed by our 100% Money Back Guarantee.If you don't satisfied it for whatever reason, we'll replace it or give you every cent back. That means that you either love it, or it's free!
SaleBestseller No. 3
Wooden Chess Set for Kids and Adults - 15 Staunton Chess Set - Large Folding Chess Board Game Sets - Storage for Pieces | Wood Pawns - Unique E-Book for Beginner - 2 Extra Queens
257 Reviews
Wooden Chess Set for Kids and Adults - 15 Staunton Chess Set - Large Folding Chess Board Game Sets - Storage for Pieces | Wood Pawns - Unique E-Book for Beginner - 2 Extra Queens
  • CHESS SET – Tournament Staunton Chess Sets with board dimensions 15x15x1 inches when opened and 15x7.5x2 inches when folded. It’s convenient for indoor and outdoor use.
  • WOODEN CHESS SET - Large Chess Set with Felted Board Interior and Inlaid Walnut Wood. Our best chess set for kids and adults will be an ideal gift for beginner and advanced players.
  • CHESS BOARD GAME – Chess Board with Elastic Stripes for Pieces Storage. It makes this weighted kids travel chess set portable. You can easily carry on classic chess set and dont worry about lost pieces.
  • HANDCRAFTED CHESS PIECES - High Quality Hand Carved Staunton Style Wood Chess Pieces with 3” King Piece. Each chess piece is hand-carved by artisans with a high responsibility and preciseness.
  • GIFTS – 2 Extra Queens for Pawn Promotion + Unique E-Book “Chess Game: Basic Tactics and Strategies”. E-guide will help you to earn how to build experience and develop strategic skills in chess.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Chess Armory 15' Wooden Chess Set with Felted Game Board Interior for Storage
2,127 Reviews
Chess Armory 15" Wooden Chess Set with Felted Game Board Interior for Storage
  • LARGE - 15" x 15" folding chess board for easy game play
  • QUALITY - Wooden chess set with inlaid walnut
  • STORAGE - Felted interior with straps for storing pieces
  • SIZE - 3" King Piece
  • STAUNTON - Hand crafted staunton style chess pieces
Bestseller No. 5
GrowUpSmart Smart Tactics 16' Folding Chess Set with Extra Queens Made by FSC Certified Wood - Standard Edition
256 Reviews
GrowUpSmart Smart Tactics 16" Folding Chess Set with Extra Queens Made by FSC Certified Wood - Standard Edition
  • Beautiful 16" board with velvet-lined compartment for pieces, folds conveniently away for easy storage
  • Extra queens included for easy pawn promotion during the game.
  • Elegant algebraic notations are inlaid along top edge for quick & easy identification of game moves
  • Quality wooden board is made from FSC-certified, New Zealand pine with basswood & walnut veneer top
  • Includes instruction manual & access to an online beginner's video course that teaches you how to play and it's tested to USA Toy Safety Standards, so it's always safe for kids to use
Bestseller No. 6
Pressman Chess (Folding Board)
199 Reviews
Pressman Chess (Folding Board)
  • Classic gameplay
  • Great for game night
  • Includes a folding game board for easy storage
  • A perfect addition for your game collection
  • For 2 players, ages 8 and up
Bestseller No. 7
Fun Family Chess Set for Kids & Adults - Wooden Board Game for Learning Chess
11 Reviews
Fun Family Chess Set for Kids & Adults - Wooden Board Game for Learning Chess
  • THE BEST WAY TO LEARN CHESS! This color-coded, learn-as-you-play game is great for kids and adults! - You get everything you need to play both Fun Family Chess and Standard Chess. Includes Reference Cards, Chess Cube, Full-Color Instruction Book, Chess Board, & Chess Pieces!
  • IMPROVES PROBLEM SOLVING, CONCENTRATION & MEMORY - Chess teaches planning and foresight and improves strategic thinking. Fun Family Chess is the easiest and most fun way to learn how to play chess.
  • MULTIPLIES YOUR BRAIN'S PROCESSING POWER - Playing Chess increases the number of neurological signals your brain puts out and picks up by actually growing new branches in the brain!
  • CAN ACTUALLY RAISE A CHILD'S IQ - Playing Chess exercises BOTH sides of the brain, raising your intelligence and nurturing both intellectual and creative development.
  • SOLID WOOD BOARD & PIECES - Beautiful white-washed, folding, 15 inch wooden Chess board lined with velvet. Solid Wood Chess pieces come in Velvet pouches. 3 inch King Piece.
Bestseller No. 8
Magnetic Travel Chess Set with Board That Becomes A Storage Compartment – Great Travel Toy Set by Big Mo’s Toys
56 Reviews
Magnetic Travel Chess Set with Board That Becomes A Storage Compartment – Great Travel Toy Set by Big Mo’s Toys
  • Big Mo’s Toys Magnetic Chess Set is the perfect size that can be played in classrooms, homes, and on the go.
  • Included in~ this Travel Set is a Durable Magnetic Chess Board with 32 Magnetic chess pieces.
  • Magnetic Pieces and Board ensure the road bumps won’t mess up your game. And when you’re done, just put the pieces into the board for easy storage.
  • The measurements in inches are: the board 9.7 x 9.7 x 0.95, the queen 1.7 x 0.7
  • Made of HIGH QUALITY DURABLE MATERIALS, that are non-toxic and tested to ensure your child’s safety.
Bestseller No. 9
Wegiel Handmade Junior European International Chess Set - 16 Inch Folding Wooden Board & Pieces
367 Reviews
Wegiel Handmade Junior European International Chess Set - 16 Inch Folding Wooden Board & Pieces
  • This chess set is a "junior" chess set due to its small, compact size. Great Gift For Teenagers
  • The board is made from beech and birch wood that gives it a classic, handmade feel that many chess enthusiasts will appreciate; number and letter algebraic coordinates adorn the borders; it measures 16 x 16 x 1 inches (40.7 x 40.7 x 2.5 centimeters); each square measures 2 x 2 inches (5 x 5 centimeters); when folded, the board is held securely shut with 2 brass clasps
  • Handcrafted chessmen are felt bottom and weighted; they are made from hornbeam and sycamore wood; the king measures 3.4 inches (8.5 centimeters); the queen measures 2.6 inches (6.5 centimeters); the pawn measures 1.5 inches (3.7 centimeters); the elegantly intricate detail of each playing piece is impressive
  • Secured chessmen compartments provide room inside the board to securely store each chess piece; each chess piece is individually protected in formed compartments inside the folding chess board
  • Classic aesthetics are embodied in this complete chess set that is handcrafted in Poland from farm-grown wood; its exceptional craftsmanship makes it worthy to be put out on display
SaleBestseller No. 10
Chess for Kids
  • DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
  • Michael Basman (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 48 Pages - 01/23/2006 (Publication Date) - DK Children (Publisher)

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