Benefits of Learning Chess


Learning chess offers tremendous benefits for everyone.  Studies show chess;

  •         improves memory, focus, and retention

  •         enhances visual spatial skills

  •         increases pattern recognition

  •         accelerates mental processing

  •         develops logical thinking and decision making skills

  •        fosters imagination and creativity

  •         promotes self-confidence

  •         encourages teamwork, good sportsmanship, and the value of process

  •         supports the scientific method

  •         leads to success in reading, writing, and math

  •         raises grades and test scores!



“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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