Thursday, June 4, 2009


Here is the sample list with 12 reasons your kids should take up Chess.

1. Chess requires higher level thinking skills;

2. Chess improves ability to concentrate;

3. Chess provides tremendous motivation;

4. Chess is inexpensive;

5. Chess is quite;

6. Chess is an esteem builder;

7. Chess improves discipline;

8. Chess helps students become less impulsive;

9. Chess is a great vehicle for teaching sportsmanship;

10. Chess is fun;

11. Chess teaches patience;

12. Chess is safe.

(Ann Campbell, Chess Life, October, 1997)

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