Benefits of Chess

Playing chess in school helps students achieve many learning outcomes faster and more effectively. Put simply, chess makes kids smarter.

In a world where education is more about Thinking Skills and less about knowledge, where engaging young people is harder than ever, chess has proven to be an invaluable educational tool.

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Benefits of Chess

  • Crititcal Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Attention and Concentration
  • Self-esteem and confidence
  • Algebraic and geometric thinking
  • Resilience
  • Problem Solving

Evidence Around The World

Chess in the Curriculum in The Philippines

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Chess in Schools

Study from Robert Davergne (Uni Sydney)

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