‘ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE.’ ‘ Shakespeare. As school academics in a game, playing chess and being smart are interconnected. There’s a strong correlation between chess and academic achievement including math, spatial analysis and non-verbal reasoning ability. Chess teaches higher level thinking skills such as visualization, analysis and critical thinking. Chess allows kids to connect with something in the real world which in turn, fires up their desire to learn. Joining in this Sherlock-Holmes-world of tactics and strategies, where the chessmen become personified, kids get trained in life-skills goal-setting: checkmate! What’s more, chess provides a mental armor ‘ ‘commander’ (leader) self-image ‘ whereby kids can draw upon and develop a well-rounded discipline, amidst a friendly social setting where art meets science and math with fun. Chess folder kit included.No class Feb 18.
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