The Benefits of Chess

For centuries chess has enhanced critical thinking skills, improved the application of science and mathematics as well as language arts, reading and English. Chess is an effective learning tool that also helps students:

Solve complex problems & mature intellectually

Concentrate & plan ahead

Improve social skills

Make personal & team commitments

Measure achievement & accomplishments

For many youth and adults, these valuable skills create a solid foundation for a bright future.

I have seen the game of chess transform lives‚ I believe in the power of chess. As a teacher I offer my students an encouraging yet challenging environment filled with compassion and conviction."