The Benefits of Chess Instruction  

Academically, students who play chess consistently outperform their non-playing peers. Playing chess helps children's social and intellectual development during the critical formative years. Dr. Robert Ferguson, Jr., of the American Chess School, and Dr. Albert Frank have found that chess:

bullet improves spatial and numerical abilities
bullet improves attention to details
bullet enhances mental calculation abilities
bullet develops verbal skills
bullet facilitates critical thinking and creativity

instills self-confidence and self esteem



Chess FAQs (including chess myths and misconceptions)

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Chess Quotes

Mo's Article on Chess and the Developing Mind

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