Is Your Child Ready for Tournament Play?
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Is Your Child Ready for Tournament Play?

How to Tell if Your Child is Ready for Tournament Play: Your child already participates in a Chess Class and/or has a brother or sister experienced in tournament play. Your child shows an interest in participating in tournament play. If none of the above apply, but, your child shows an exceptional talent with chess and...

September 2, 2012October 3, 2016by
How Does Chess Benefit Children?
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How Does Chess Benefit Children?

How Does Chess Benefit Children? The game of chess helps young people learn to concentrate, think logically, overcome obstacles, spot patterns and categorize information. It helps with the development of problem-solving skills, planning, patience, focus of thought and self-discipline. Chess is a competitive activity, but , good sportsmanship and fair play are taught as essential...

September 1, 2012October 3, 2016by
A Guide to Scholastic Chess
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A Guide to Scholastic Chess

By Dewain R. Barber A.C.E. This publication is provided free to all schools and scholastic organizers. It was created to help teachers and scholastic chess organizers who wish to begin, improve, or strengthen their school chess program.  It covers how to organize a school chess club, run tournaments, keep interest high, and generate parental and...

September 5, 2008October 3, 2016by