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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 elements of the game.
Chess is a one-against-one activity, however, teamwork is also an important element. This element comes into play when Club members must practice and work on problems together.
Everyone has a chance to contribute to the team in tournament play as chess clubs may enter as many players as they wish and various skill-levels or age-based sections are generally available.
scholastic chess club
provides a challenge for students while helping build confidence and self-esteem. It offers a combination of educational and social activity.