Why chess?

Chess teaches children how to think....
concentrate and....
...how to have fun learning!

Benefits of chess
Problem Solving
Memory improvement
Critical Thinking
Pattern recognition
Sportsmanship and Team Spirit
Improved English and Math Skills
Learning how to deal with anger and frustration
Learning From Mistakes
Responsibility for Actions
Persistence and commitment
Logical Reasoning
Academic Competition
Self- Esteem
Empathy for others
Planning Ahead
Cultural Enrichment
Decision Making
Learning how to deal with undesirable situations and not to give up