Raindropchess is a variant on chess for the whole family. It's fast, pleasant and nice. It is an ideal game for youth at schools. Chess is known to make kids better at concentrating. Raindropchess is a more accesible way of chess which is easy to learn. In the Netherlands it's getting popular at schools as a way to introduce kids to chess and it might be the next big classic like monopoly, scrabble and regular chess.
Raindropchess is easy to learn. To help you learn the game we special instruction video's on http://www.raindropchess.com/. The game starts on an empty board. Taking turns you draw cards and reveal them. You can then put that piece on the board. The pieces move just like in chess. When you draw the king card you can also start playing with your pieces on the board. So having the king is good. But it's also a risk... When you lose your king, you lose the game!-> Read more ...
Raindropchess is a new way to make the 2000 year old chess game more accesible and enjoyable. The pieces work the same as in regular chess, so the step to start playing chess is smaller. In a raindropchess set there's also everything you need to play a game of classic chess. So when you buy raindropchess you don't need an additional chess set if you want to play classic chess!
There are three implementations of raindropchess. The Family set is the 'normal' complete edition of raindropchess. The 'Deluxe' edition is the normal set with specially designed pieces. These have pawns in forms of raindrops and a more luxury look. For people who already have a chess set there is the Raindropchess basic. This in adition to a regular chess board and pieces can be used to play raindropchess.
For schools and chessclubs there are special offers with more sets for a special prize.