School Programs

The Brainy Benefits of Chess 

Why should our students play Chess?

Chess is a fascinating game, which can be played and enjoyed at all levels. Recent educational research indicates evidence of a strong positive correlation between chess and student academic performance. The practical application of the skills learned while playing chess are the same skills necessary for academic excellence:

  • Concentration
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Good Sportsmanship
  • Critical Thinking
  • Analysis
  • Creativity
  • Problem Solving
  • Synthesis
  • Competition
  • Strategic Planning
  • Evaluation

Beginners Level Program

  • How to set up the board and move the pieces
  • How to Capture
  • How to Read and Write Chess Notation
  • Opening Principles
  • Elementary Tactics and Strategy
  • How to Checkmate

Intermediate Level Program

  • Opening Principles
  • Space
  • Time
  • Positional Play
  • Tactics and Combinations
  • Strategy,
  • How to Analyze a Position
  • Opening Repertoire

Parents

 Chess Makes Kids Smart!

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