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July 20 is World Chess Day, but you can play any day, anywhere! Chess is a global game that all ages and abilities can enjoy. Studies show that it's good for the brain. It can improve your cognitive thinking, memory and problem-solving skills.

New to chess? No problem! If you've used Brainfuse before, you probably know there's online homework help for lots of different subjects. But did you know that there's chess tutoring available? Learn chess strategies from an expert coach, or one of our many books!

 

Chess: Be the King! by Ellisiv Reppen and Flu Hartberg
Chess: Be the King! by Ellisiv Reppen and Flu Hartberg

 

Chess for Kids by Richard James
Chess for Kids by Richard James

 

My First Chess Book by Jessica E. Prescott
My First Chess Book by Jessica E. Prescott

 

Power Chess for Kids by Charles Hertan
Power Chess for Kids by Charles Hertan

 

Usborne Complete Book of Chess by Elizabeth Dalby
Usborne Complete Book of Chess by Elizabeth Dalby

 

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