“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity,…” Thus began the famous opening paragraph of Charles Dickens’ novel, A Tale of Two Cities.
My first involvement as a GM in residence at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis has been everything that I expected it would be, and more.
Compared to What? A Brief Venture into Research Design and the Relationship Between Chess & Student Achievement
Does playing chess result in better student outcomes? Whether those outcomes are cognitive like mathematics achievement or non-cognitive like confidence, it seems like a straightforward question to answer.
In 1976, President Gerald Ford declared the second Saturday of October to be National Chess Day. On Saturday, October 8, the Chess Club hosted the 2016 National Chess Day G/65 Championship to celebrate the holiday with a four round tournament.