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Chess as an Educational Tool

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 Time to make a move?


  Introduce your child to the exciting world of chess!



  Boys and girls of all ages are learning to play chess.


  It's easy, fun and offers many educational benefits!



Learning and Playing Chess Can...

* Increase confidence and self-esteem
* Result in higher grades, especially in Math and English
* Improve communication skills and promote cognitive development
* Help children make friends more easily by providing a safe forum for socializing
* Instill a sense of intellectual success that encourages children to try other endeavors
* Teach children to try their best to win while accepting defeat with good sportsmanship
* Help children learn to take responsibility for their actions and accept the consequences

      New York City Schools Chess Program (Manhattan Chess Club School), Description and Findings, 1990.




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