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A Review of Key Chess Studies

SUMMARY: Langen (1992) claims that “children who learn chess at an early age achieve more in the traditional maths and sciences. Chinese, European and American research all find significant correlational values after just one year of systematic chess exposure.” Langen also states: “The most striking benefits are those associated with problem-solving and creativity.” (more…)

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Academic Correlations

Chess and Education by John Artise The game of chess makes one of the most important contributions to the field of education. Inherent in it are the basic principles of psychological learning theory: Memory, Pattern Recognition, Decision making, and Reinforcement. All of these variables interact during a game of chess and produce the results of […]

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