9 Queens is dedicated to empowering individuals and communities through chess by making the game fun, exciting, and accessible.
To me, chess is a fun sport that anyone can play. It is not like other sports because it tests your mind, not your physical ability; so,an eight year-old could play a 40 year-old. It is one of few games that luck isn’t involved in. It is based completely on skill. It is important to me because it teaches people to think ahead. Chess is kind of like a war game because you are trying to take pieces so you can capture the king
We love chess and we think everyone -
yes everyone – can learn something from the game. Whether you are a total newbie to the game, a wannabe Bobby Fischer, or a closeted chess player who barely remembers the rules, we want you to play chess with us!
If you don?t know how to play chess, it is easy to learn. Below is the famous 8 Queens Puzzle, which is challenging for beginners and serious chess players as well. If you don?t know how the queen moves, check out this sample lesson from our 9 Queens Passport, an instructional booklet that teaches you everything you need to know to become a beginner player.