Fritz & Chesster Chessboard editions

by ChessBase
5/25/2021 – Fritz & Chesster has been around for 20 years! The chess learning software for children is an absolute classic! It shows how digital learning works and is fun. Now the ChessBase merchandising partner LEMI Consulting is redesigning the program and developing physical pieces and boards for children to enhance their online experience. You can support their Kickstarter project.

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Fritz & Chesster isn't just a chess game. It is a unique fairytale world that helps children develop key life skills, including:

  • Concentration and memory
  • Forward thinking and planning
  • Perseverance and logic
  • Creativity and independent decision-making

Give your child an early start, without them feeling as though they're being forced to learn.

Use your wits, learn to think ahead, have fun and excitement – and learn a whole lot about chess: this great chess adventure has all of this and more in store for you! Together with Prince Fritz and his cousin Bianca you can learn how to play chess, then test and increase your knowledge in a whole range of exciting games and situations. How do you set up the board? What’s stalemate? When do you call it a draw? What does opposition mean? And what’s “up the stairs mate”?

Find the answers to these questions and many more in animated games and contests. Tips and tricks are explained step by step. Then you can provide and test your skill in the special games and tasks. And once you’ve got the hang of everything, join Fritz to take on King Black in the grand finale.

You can get an impression of Fritz & Chesster in this trial demo.

Or you can buy it in the ChessBase Shop

But how about playing with your kids on "real" chess boards? Our merchandising partner LEMI Consulting GmbH, together with Fritz&Chesster graphic designer Jörg Hilbert, has developed some really interesting chess pieces for children: The Fritz & Chesster chess set, The Fritz & Chesster Wall Chess Set, the Fritz & Chesster Travel Chess Set. Production will start shortly.

About us

We are huge chess fans, and we genuinely believe Fritz & Chesster to be the best gaming education available to children anywhere in the world. We have decided to do our best to update the program. Now, new generations of parents and children can experience the joy of Fritz & Chesster in the form of a new smartphone app.

And, for kids who want to improve their chess skills away from the screen, we're launching a range of branded children's chess sets, too! Designed to be fun to look at and to play, the colorful board and funny figurines will help get kids away from the computer and enjoying chess with friends and family. Support our project on Kickstarter:



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