Ronn's Chess Blog

The Kindle edition of Ronn's Chess Handbook for Parents and Coaches is now available on Amazon! Click here. Book description below.


Parents, do you want to teach your child to play chess, but don't know where to begin? Does your child want to learn to play chess, but you don't play? Does your child want to play in tournaments, but you don't know where they are?

Coaches, could you use a solid lesson plan, or information about starting and running a chess club, or tips on preparing players for tournaments?

The Chess Handbook for Parents and Coaches provides parents and coaches a proven method of teaching chess for kids. Whether you know how to play or not, this book guides you though the process of teaching chess to a child. In sixteen clear, and easy to follow lessons, Part One - Teaching Chess, shows what and how to teach all the way from learning the pieces' names to checkmate, including the rules your player(s) will need to know. Part Two - The Chess World, explains what goes on in chess, how tournaments work, how to coach players, from new to advanced, how to coach kids who are playing older kids, who the famous chess players are, and much more.

Parents and coaches will gain tips from an experienced, certified coach with insights into teaching chess and the chess world.

Ronn is a United States Chess Federation  Certifed Coach.

See the Table of Contents and sample pages free using the Look Inside feature. The United States Chess Federation reviewed and approved the book for sale on their online store: USCFSales.com.

The book is based on Ronn's many successful years of volunteer coaching.