FAQ: Coach Jay’s Chess Academy: The Fastest, Easiest Way to Learn Chess
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Is this JUST for kids?

I’m glad you asked! While I’ve spent my life teaching kids, and have designed this with my own students in mind, I HAVE given copies of Coach Jay’s Chess Academy to a number of adults of all ages and they love it!

If you don’t mind occasional silly jokes or cute artwork, this works great for any student of any age!

And like I said in our Kickstarter video… it’s never too late! If a kindergartner can do it, so can you!

Last updated: September 12, 2017 09:44

What if my child doesn’t need the White and Yellow books because they already know how to play?

Great question! In my experience, when I get new students who already know how to play they actually ENJOY breezing through the lower levels and getting stickers for their Chess Passports. Plus, it’s a good refresher on some of the core concepts—especially Defense which tends to be one of the LAST disciplines that most new players ever think about.

But if you’re absolutely sure that you kid won’t want some of the early books, I’d suggest that you give those books to another parent whose child HASN’T learned chess yet. Who knows, you might change their life forever!

Last updated: September 12, 2017 09:47

I’m a coach and want to order for more than 10 or 20 students, can I do this?

Yep! Because of the way Kickstarter rewards work, I had to choose the quantities that are most often requested. If you have a number of students above that which you’d like to order for, shoot me an email at coachjay (at) coachjayschessacademy (dot) com. I’ll do the math and tell you how much to pledge.

It won’t show up on your Kickstarter pledge, but it will be updated on our end and we will coordinate with you directly!

Last updated: September 12, 2017 09:47

I want to order a copy for both (or 3 or 4 or 10) of my kids... what do I do?

It's easy! Just pick the Reward Level you're looking for, multiply that amount by 2 or 3 or 4 or 10 and write a note saying that you'd like X number of copies!

Don't worry, if you forget to leave a note and your pledge is higher than what's required for the level, we'll contact you and make sure we know exactly what you want--even without a note!

Last updated: September 12, 2017 18:40

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