Chess in Schools & Communities has teamed up with ChessKid in a campaign to get one million children playing chess in the UK during the lockdown. They are offering 1 million free 3-month Gold Memberships of ChessKid’s online platform valid until 20th July 2020. Every child of primary school age in the UK is eligible. Teachers, headteachers from any UK school, parents, chess coaches and chess clubs may apply.
ChessKid is a website and app that gives children access to interactive lessons, instructional videos, thousands of puzzles, and a safe environment in which to play chess online. Schools can sign up here and parents can sign up here