Chess

 

Fun Facts About Chess! 

 

According to an academia.edu study conducted by Dr. Mohmad Ibrahim, “Chess develops intellectual, aesthetic, sporting, decision making, concentration, and perseverance skills. Many students who have been experiencing problems, particularly in mathematics and reading, sometimes demonstrate remarkable progress after learning chess. Chess makes kids smarter” 

 

“The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it… Life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with.” – Benjamin Franklin 

 

Check out this awesome article from UsChess.org! The United States Chess Team tied for FIRST PLACE in the World Youth Olympiad Competition! 

 

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