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
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!