Chess has an amazing impact on learning and skill development. Here are just a few research-supported reasons.
Chess provides a variety of high-quality problems, promoting critical thinking.
Chess offers immediate penalties for errors and rewards for problem-solving, a cognitive benefit of chess.
Chess creates a pattern or thinking system that breeds success.
Our students become accustomed to looking for more and different alternatives resulting in higher scores in fluency and originality.
Chess competition fosters interest, promotes mental alertness, challenges all students, and elicits the highest levels of achievement.
"I didn’t think that it was possible for my 4-year-old son to really focus. Chess made the difference."
“I like it when my pawn goes to the end because then it can be a queen”
- Nya R.
"I find myself taking the things I learn on the chessboard with me from the classroom to the field and everywhere in between."