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Story Time Chess - The Ultimate Game To Teach Children Chess

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Thinking Cup Games, LLC

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Help your child get ahead with silly, fun stories that teach children 3 and up how to play chess. No chess experience required.
Backers: 1027
Average Pledge Per Backer: $71

Funded: $72,885 of $30,000
Dates: May 15th -> Jun 17th (34 days)
Project By: Thinking Cup Games, LLC
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Latest News

$70,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked

June 17th - via:
And just like that, another stretch goal! We hit $70,000, which means we've unlocked the map of the kingdom! Chessopotamia is the kingdom where King Chompy, King Shaky, and all the other characters in Story Time Chess live. With the $70,000 stretch... (Read More)

Over $65,000! Last 24 Hours!

June 16th - via:
Over $65,000!We hit over $65,000! That means we've unlocked ANOTHER stretch goal: The digital storybook (which everyone who pledged $15 and up receives) will also have a coloring book in it! Now, you'll be able to color all the characters in Story... (Read More)

200% Funded! New Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 8th - via:
200%!We're 200% funded, and we hit $60,000! That means we've unlocked ANOTHER stretch goal! We'll now include a cardboard Crown Card game mat specifically for the Crown Card minigame. This will allow the Crown Card minigame to be more fun and... (Read More)

Add Ons: T-Shirts!

June 5th - via:
T-Shirts!We have an exciting announcement for everyone today: we've got official, branded, Story Time Chess T-Shirts available! You can now rock the styles of either King or Queen in Story Time Chess. Shirts are available in three age groups:  Ages... (Read More)

$55K Stretch Goal Unlocked! What is the Crown Card Minigame?

June 4th - via:
We've unlocked another stretch goal! This time, we're adding more Crown Cards to the Crown Card Minigame! Some of you have asked: what's the Crown Card Minigame? Well, it's a special game we've designed to get children learning more about chess by... (Read More)

$50K Stretch Goal Unlocked! Digital Rulebook For All Physical Copy Backers

May 29th - via:
Campaign Update–Over $50K!We've raised over $50,000! That's incredible! To celebrate, we're unlocking the next Stretch Goal: now, everyone who backs for the physical product will get the digital rulebook as well. Story Time Chess in the News!Here's... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Announced! Plus, You Can Earn Money for Spreading the Word

May 21st - via:
Initial Stretch GoalsHello, and happy Monday from the Story Time Chess Team!  First up–our initial Stretch Goals to unlock! If the campaign hits certain levels of revenue, we'll take the extra money we earned and put it towards the game to make it... (Read More)

Day 2! Stretch Goals Coming In!

May 17th - via:
WOW! We are cruising right past our goal and headed deeper and deeper into stretch goal territory. We'll get to those in a second. First, news!  Story Time Chess has been making waves: Chosen as a Project We Love by Kickstarter Featured in... (Read More)

Day 1 Done–Much More To Unlock!

May 16th - via:
Day one is in the books! We hit our funding goal in less than 12 hours, and we are blown away by your support. Now that we hit the goal, many have been asking "what's next?"  Well, now that we're funded, we can move on to stretch goals–additional... (Read More)

We're 100% Funded!

May 15th - via:
Hello everyone! First off, we here at Story Time Chess are BLOWN away. We are SO, SO thankful for all of your support. We really appreciate that you all believe in our dream to share chess with children everywhere.  We launched this morning with the... (Read More)

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