From the mailbag:
My child would like to learn chess.
I, however, don't know how to play it.
Where can I find free resources to teach her?
MamaBear is a lousy player as well.
You shouldn't force yourself, mind you, if you don't like playing it; I myself refuse to play my kids unless they've first mastered the basics via great sites like the following.
and don't forget:
Hope that helps!