10 reasons to teach children how to play chess by loren weiss presentation presentation
10 Reasons to Teach Children How to Play Chess by Loren Weiss
How to Play Chess• Children no longer need to choose between playing football or chess; playing chess has become cool, and a child need not possess a genius IQ to learn the game and play it well.• Below are 10 good reasons to expose children to “The Royal Game.”
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Chess Club Improving standardized math and reading tests scores 1. In the 1990s, researchers in Texas discovered that non- honors elementary students participating in a school chess club improved their scores on standardized math and reading tests between the 3rd and 5th grades at twice the level of non- chess players. 2. The game provides competition, which fosters interest and mental alertness. This, in turn, encourages the highest level of achievement.
Developing from Chess3. With its indefinite number of combinations, chess honesimagination, creativity, and innovation skills.4. Chess develops foresight, the capability of predicting theconsequences of actions, and a scientific way of approachingchallenges, such as forming a hypothesis and testing it.
Benefits of Chess Study5. The discipline teaches players to rely on their ownjudgment and rewards success, with committed playersrecognizing they learn more from their losses than they dofrom their victories.6. Playing chess improves school performance and grades,increasing concentration, retention ability, patience, and astudent’s attitude toward learning.
The Finest Players7. The ancient game develops logical and strategic thinking toplan ahead, keep the king safe, and forestall an opponent’ssuccess.8. Unlike many other games, chess can bring together theyoung and old, short and tall, American and international, anddifferent genders and races on an even playing field.
Chess is a Dynamic Disciple9. Once you own a chess board, the game costs nothing untilone participates in tournaments, and even then, costs remainminimal at the amateur level.10. Unlike other board games, chess never repeats itself; italways stays interesting and fun.
About the author:• Named one of the top 50 chess players in America in his age group by the United States Chess Federation, Loren Weiss, 17, attends Stuyvesant High School in New York City.