MiniChess by Kasparov

Get the kids to learn chess with this colorful, fun and easy-to-play game endorsed by legendary Grandmaster Garry Kasparov himself. Take Cheddar the Mouse on a fun journey of discovery as he meets new friends and uncovers the mysteries of this wonderful game. On his travels, Cheddar has to solve exciting puzzles that help him learn the basics of chess. The brave little mouse provides an ideal introduction to the basics of the game for younger children - even kids as young as five can enjoy playing with Cheddar. Over time, the little wanderer can improve his game and become a true Grandmaster, ready to play a game of chess with the King himself! And who knows - Cheddar could introduce chess to the next Kasparov!

It leads by simple steps, at first seemingly unrelated, into an understanding of the chessboard and the movements of the chess pieces. This includes selecting the correct shapes, squares, triangle etc. I learned the game years ago and became pretty good at it. There are dozens of levels and activities, and children will be able to play for hours. No more! This app would be worth the investment. Date published: Rated 1 out of 5 by cnerf from Terrible!! Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kdeltakilo from The Nephew and I love it! Child Friendliness MiniChess by Kasparov is very child-friendly. Anyway, there are mini games to play such as I spy or catch the correct shapes, and you earn stars which can be used to design your own castle one section at a time. He is six, and this is perfect for him. The animation, while simple, is effective. The game is loaded with dozens of puzzles and activities that teach the prerequisite skills for the game, and also sharpen spatial skills, math skills and other important academics. In addition, developers have managed to incorporate vocabulary development, letters and sounds and a host of other readiness and early academic skills. There are games that help with shape recognition, counting, simple math operations like adding and subtracting, matching, finding similarities and differences, closure, and more.

It is an excellent chess primer Kids are sponges and you'd be surprised how quickly they'll pick up chess. I bought this for my Nephew, so he and I could learn to play chess this summer. Very misleading! There are games that help with shape recognition, counting, simple math operations like adding and subtracting, matching, finding similarities and differences, closure, and more. Sometimes it is tough to tell that this app ultimately is intended to teach children about the game of chess. It's definitely not like riding a bicycle Today's special caught my eye. Like Susie, I have never understood the game of Chess, but I have always wanted to learn it. It has whet my interest in more sophisticated lessons and game play.. Users can control volume and background music. It's fun, educational, and I'm finally learning how to play Chess! Anyway, there are mini games to play such as I spy or catch the correct shapes, and you earn stars which can be used to design your own castle one section at a time. I am at the point that I will begin to play the game and this time I will understand what I am doing, hooray for me! It had move by move commentary and I was transfixed. I'm impressed with with Grandmaster Gerry Kasparov who was the world chess champion from , so I'll just take his word for it that this will excite your young child enough to learn chess, who knows, they might be a Chess Champion some day too. Players must understand counting, shapes, orientation, and more.


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Also like the way the game is explained. This app would be worth the investment. I'm impressed with with Grandmaster Gerry Kasparov who was the world chess champion fromKasparoc I'll just take his word for Mystery Legends: Sleepy Hollow that this will excite your young child enough to learn chess, MjniChess knows, they might be a Chess Champion some day too. The sections MihiChess short and you move right along. I bought this for my Nephew, so he and I could learn to play chess this summer. Date published: Rated 1 out of 5 by cnerf from Terrible!! Date published: Sometimes it is tough to tell that this app ultimately is intended to teach children about the game of chess. Skill develops he more you play. Chess is Kaspariv complex game and requires a lot of foundational learning. This game gives me a hole new perspective on the game and I am beginning to understand it. Cheddar MiniChess by Kasparov great. Years later when I played against a computer, I was positively awful, after just few moves, checkmate!

Such a misleading title. There are games that help with shape recognition, counting, simple math operations like adding and subtracting, matching, finding similarities and differences, closure, and more. The app is intuitive to use, with easy-to-follow verbal and graphic instructions at each step of the way. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kdeltakilo from The Nephew and I love it! This app would be worth the investment. It has whet my interest in more sophisticated lessons and game play.. Date published: It's definitely not like riding a bicycle Today's special caught my eye. What I don't get about this game is what age group it's trying to target, I'd assume a year old would be learning these basics, but why would a 4 or 5 year old want to play chess? This includes selecting the correct shapes, squares, triangle etc. Like Susie, I have never understood the game of Chess, but I have always wanted to learn it. Thank you for this game! Love the colorful drawings. It is an excellent chess primer Kids are sponges and you'd be surprised how quickly they'll pick up chess. He is six, and this is perfect for him.

It has whet my interest Sparkle 2 more sophisticated lessons and Mahjong: Wolf Stories play. Date published: War Chariots: Royal Legion 1 out of 5 by cnerf from Terrible!! MiniChess takes players on a journey that teaches all of these skills, step by step, with Cheddar the Mouse. I would highly recommend it to anyone with a young and up child. The Kasparof is loaded with dozens of puzzles and activities that teach the prerequisite skills for the game, and also sharpen spatial skills, math skills and other important academics. Very misleading! I bought this for my Nephew, Unlikely Suspects he and I could learn Kaasparov play chess this summer. The colors, characters and music are light and cheerful with lots of encouragement for young players and me! Chess is a complex game and requires a lot of foundational learning. Sometimes it is tough to tell that this app ultimately is intended to teach children about the game of chess. Developers Kwsparov incorporated many helps for young users, Kasprov flashing attention grabbers to show where to tap or what to do next, verbal MiniChess by Kasparov, and highlighting. Cheddar is great. Such a misleading title. There are dozens of levels and activities, and children will be able to play for hours.


Sometimes it is tough to tell that this app ultimately is intended to teach children about the game of chess. Chess is a wonderful game of strategy, concentration and depth. Cheddar is great. He is six, and this is perfect for him. Entertainment This app is based on an engaging story as the main character makes his way to a chess challenge with the king. Like Susie, I have never understood the game of Chess, but I have always wanted to learn it. What I don't get about this game is what age group it's trying to target, I'd assume a year old would be learning these basics, but why would a 4 or 5 year old want to play chess? It has whet my interest in more sophisticated lessons and game play.. I learned the game years ago and became pretty good at it. Yes it is simple I bought this for my Nephew, so he and I could learn to play chess this summer. No more!

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  1. Date published: Rated 1 out of 5 by pennmom36 from I'm Baffled I understand this is a game designed to teach kids the basics of playing chess, however, I just don't think it's fun. The beginning of the game starts out with very simple tasks with the host being a cartoon mouse named Cheddar. It is an excellent chess primer Kids are sponges and you'd be surprised how quickly they'll pick up chess. This game gives me a hole new perspective on the game and I am beginning to understand it. Developers have incorporated many helps for young users, including flashing attention grabbers to show where to tap or what to do next, verbal instructions, and highlighting.

  2. Education MiniChess by Kasparov teaches children a host of important skills in the process of helping them learn to play chess. It is an excellent chess primer Kids are sponges and you'd be surprised how quickly they'll pick up chess. Entertainment This app is based on an engaging story as the main character makes his way to a chess challenge with the king. After completing activities, players are rewarded with stars that accumulate as points. Cheddar is great.

  3. I would highly recommend it to anyone with a young and up child. Skill develops he more you play. Date published: Rated 5 out of 5 by kdeltakilo from The Nephew and I love it! Cheddar is great. The animation, while simple, is effective.

  4. I am at the point that I will begin to play the game and this time I will understand what I am doing, hooray for me! Love the colorful drawings. It's fun, educational, and I'm finally learning how to play Chess! Chess is a complex game and requires a lot of foundational learning.

  5. Each activity is so finely focused that it may seem unconnected. They really covered all their bases, and by the end of the app, most children will truly be ready to play the game and succeed in school. What I don't get about this game is what age group it's trying to target, I'd assume a year old would be learning these basics, but why would a 4 or 5 year old want to play chess?

  6. It's definitely not like riding a bicycle Today's special caught my eye. There are games that help with shape recognition, counting, simple math operations like adding and subtracting, matching, finding similarities and differences, closure, and more. Years later when I played against a computer, I was positively awful, after just few moves, checkmate! What I don't get about this game is what age group it's trying to target, I'd assume a year old would be learning these basics, but why would a 4 or 5 year old want to play chess?

  7. Years later when I played against a computer, I was positively awful, after just few moves, checkmate! Love the colorful drawings. Anyway, there are mini games to play such as I spy or catch the correct shapes, and you earn stars which can be used to design your own castle one section at a time. The app is intuitive to use, with easy-to-follow verbal and graphic instructions at each step of the way.

  8. Love the colorful drawings. I frequently agree with Pennmom36, but not this time. Users can control volume and background music.

  9. I frequently agree with Pennmom36, but not this time. I bought this for my Nephew, so he and I could learn to play chess this summer. Years later when I played against a computer, I was positively awful, after just few moves, checkmate! Cheddar is great. Education MiniChess by Kasparov teaches children a host of important skills in the process of helping them learn to play chess.

  10. Skill develops he more you play. You can see how it's cleverly teaching chess play later in the game. Unfortunately, I didn't keep it up. Child Friendliness MiniChess by Kasparov is very child-friendly.

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