Chess is beneficial to people of all ages.
Research has shown that chess improves children's academic performance, particularly their mathematical and problem solving abilities. CSC's innovative method of delivery is to teach chess as a lesson to a whole class in curriculum time.
Chess improves academic attainment by:
Developing critical thinking
Developing logical reasoning
Improving spatial awareness
Promotes imagination and creativity
Teaches that success rewards hard work
Teaches children about planning ahead - to understand the repercussions of their actions and to take responsibility for them.
Teaches children how to be patient.