We have a set of royalty-free materials that can be used for teaching chess in class (and pre-school).
These materials now form an almost complete range for any age.
There is also a special booklet for parents who want to teach their children – Parents – How to teach chess basics
The following items all bear the stamp of approval of the FIDE CiS Commission: Approved by the World Chess Federation’s Chess in Schools Commission.
A compendium of chess terms, useful for students, teachers, and parents is Glossary.
It is available in
We do not make any particular recommendation – you are free to choose and use them free of charge. They do, however, fall roughly into the following age categories:
4-6 Early Years Skills Program (in English, German, Italian, Spanish, with French being added soon) – see http://eys.fide.com
6-7 Chess: First Year of Study – in English (23mb), in Russian (7.5mb) and accompanying workbook in English (5mb), in Russian (5mb).
7-9 Elementary Level Chess Class Book (Kulaç) in English (30mb), in French (26mb), in Arabic (21mb) and Teacher Guide in English (3mb), in French (3mb)
9+ Planet Chess (CiS) in English (6mb), in French (4mb), in Arabic (4mb), in Spanish (3mb), in Russian (3mb).
Fun for all ages: Ajedrez y Leyends (in Spanish) Legendary Chess (in English) – information and links: https://edu.fide.com/ajedrez-y-leyendas-chess-legends-legendary-chess/