Chess in Schools

Connecting Chess to the Classroom

Educators Worldwide Use Chess to Teach 21st Century Skills

The Education Commission of the European Chess Union released this video highlighting how chess addresses the skills needed by students in a changing society.

Setting the Standard for Chess in Education in the United States

Students involved in chess-related activities are …
  • Engaged

  • Focused

  • Collaborative

  • Critical Thinkers
  • Prepared with 21st Century Skills

Learn why US educators are embracing chess in the classroom.
Research Affirms Chess in Education Benefits for Alabama

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