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Chess Leaves the Board

It’s always fun to see how chess leaves the chess board and enters kid’s lives in different ways… Typically, we think of chess as helping students with just critical and logical thinking skills. But here is evidence that it can inspire students to pick up pens, pencils and paper for artistic expression as well – […]

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Too young to learn? Nope!

I just taught my 6 year old niece to play chess… My family kept saying… “I don’t know, she’s still pretty young.” I said, “Don’t worry, she’ll understand what she understands and we won’t go any faster than that”. We played for over 4 hours! I thought “Should I bring out the standard vertical teaching […]

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Simultaneous Games

“A student that I have watched attend the Chess for kids workshops for several months played me in a with several other students. He came the closest out of all the kids, some of them several years older, to beating me. After class, I told his mother this and how impressed I was with his […]

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