Chess In Press

“Other benefits of chess are: improving sportsmanship, growing character, not cheating or being disrespectful to opponents, and the simple matter of being patient.”
“A growing body of research is showing that chess improves kids’ thinking and problem-solving skills as well as their math and reading test scores. “
“Mikhael has this amazing knack of getting inside an opponent. If he gets beaten he’ll analyse their moves and their game, and knows instinctively how to beat them next time.”
“I started in second grade,” he said. “Someone would be teaching us and I thought it would be fun.”
“Young children and adults … boys and girls play as equals,” said St. George’s chess coach James Stripes. “There aren’t many competitive activities where that’s the case.”