Chess Lesson - Checkmating Patterns: King and Queen Mate, Kindergarten

  • Activity 1 / King and Queen Mate

  • Activity 2 / King and Queen Mate Strategy: Part 1 Worksheet

    Chess is all about strategy and knowing when to make the perfect move. This free downloadable worksheet will help your young chess player learn how to checkmate their opponent's king using just a king and a queen of their own. They'll learn the strategy using the descriptive sample boards. Then, they'll then get an opportunity to show what they know as they tell what the queen's next move should be as she tries to checkmate the opponent's king on the sample practice board.

  • Activity 3 / King and Queen Mate Strategy: Part 2 Worksheet

    This free chess worksheet will let your child learn how to checkmate the opposing king using a strategy that involves their king and queen. They'll use the descriptive sample boards to see the strategy of bringing their king in to help their queen checkmate. Then they'll use the sample boards underneath to decide which one shows how the king could help his queen checkmate the opposition.

  • Activity 4 / King and Queen Mate: Bingo Worksheet

    Being able to use your king and queen effectively in chess is one of the strongest strategy skills your child can learn. This king and queen mate bingo worksheet is free, and lets your little strategist decide which of the sample boards uses the opposing queen and king effectively to checkmate and win the game. They'll find the correct board and check it off using the available box. It's perfect practice for their developing strategy skills.

  • Activity 5 / King and Queen Mate Practice Worksheet

    When your child learns how to play chess, an entire world of reasoning, problem-solving and strategy opens up to them! As they grow in their understanding of the game, they'll want to get better and better, and this free worksheet will let them practice checkmating their opponent using their own king and queen pieces. They'll practice their fine-motor and notation skills as well, as they draw a line to show the proper moves, and check the box representing the right notation off. All screen-free fun, too!

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