Benefits of Learning Chess


Learning chess and our program offers tremendous benefits for everyone!


  •         Improves memory, focus, and retention
  •         Enhances visual spatial skills
  •         Increases pattern recognition
  •         Accelerates mental processing
  •         Develops logic and decision making skills 
  •         Fosters imagination and creativity
  •         Promotes self-confidence
  •         Encourages teamwork and good sportsmanship
  •         Advocates for value of the process, the journey
  •         Supports the scientific method
  •         Leads to success in reading, writing, and math
  •         Raises grades and test scores
  •         Offers something else instead of video games
  •         Great for family learning time



“In 2000, a landmark study found that students who received chess instruction scored significantly higher on all measures of academic achievement, including math, spatial analysis, and non-verbal reasoning ability (Smith and Cage, 2000).” - John Hopkins University


*Lots of other benefits plus chess is FUN!









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