Why Chess?

Here is a page dedicated to the reasons why you should have chess in school.

1st   – Because it’s obviously super cool!

2nd – Many consider it as a sport (see this link to the London Chess Conference)

3rd  – Many associate chess with improving skills like math, but it is much more (see this link to Scholastic Chess in Canada or Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence’s). Download this white paper (Coming soon).

4th  – Coordinated research is emerging to support the efficacy of chess in K-12 development and more. (Link to Journal of Chess Research)

5th – It has the power to transform people and lives for the better. Examples –

Not sure the reasons get much better than these!  Gary Kasparov’s 10 Rules for Success.

Help us make a difference in someone’s life through chess!