Kid Chess® Puzzles!

  • Hey Kids! Practice Your Chess Skills.

    Download and print these puzzle sheets. Work the problems and bring them to chess class for points!

    To download, click image to enlarge, then right-click (ctrl-click on mac) the image and select “Save image as”

    Difficult Mate in 1:

    (Some really aren’t so hard…) Select Puzzles Below:

    To download, click image to enlarge, then right-click (ctrl-click on mac) the image and select “Save image as”

  • Instructors

    Get Acrobat Reader Now!Print multiple pages at a time for classroom use. Requires Adobe Acrobat  (available here) to use, which you may already have. Or if you don’t have and don’t want to download Acrobat Reader, use the Kids’ Links to the left!

     Simple Mate in 1

     Bank Rank Mate in 1

     Bank Rank Mate in 2

     Boden’s Mate in 1

     Anastasia’s Mate in 2

     Intermediate Mate in 1

     TOUGH Mate in 2


    Difficult Mate in 1:

     Problems 1-20

     Problems 21-40

     Problems 41-60

     Problems 61-80

     Problems 1-80 in One Document

  • Stuck on a problem?

    Click the following Tabs by title to see Solutions to the Kid Chess® Puzzles:

    Once in the Solutions Tab, click the link or menu item under the board that corresponds to the number of the paper diagram you want.

  • Simple Mate in 1
    Back Rank Mate in 1
    Back Rank Mate in 2
    Boden's Mate in 1
    Anastasia's Mate in 2
    Intermediate Mate in 1
    TOUGH Mate in 2
    Difficult Mate in 1