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The Benefits of Chess in EducationWaterloo Regional Chess ChallengeOntario Youth Chess Championshipis
Kitchener Chess FestivalKW Youth Chess ClubYouth Coordinator - CFCYouth Coordinator - OCAKW Chess Club
Safety Kleen PLCWaterloo High School Chess LeagueBreslau Recreation Assoc.Fostering ChildrenXeroxHow Do I @ XeroxWebsite / Email hosting


The Benefits of Chess in Education (2 Mb pdf)

This collection of papers and studies is a valuable resource pointing to all the various benefits of incorporating chess into the curriculum or as an extra curricular activity in schools.

Please feel free to download this pdf document and make use of it. I would just ask that you please let me know that you are using it, where you are and I would be very pleased to hear about your successes and / or suggestions for additions or changes to the document.

Email me at: to keep me posted on your progress and uses of this document.

The Benefits of Chess in Education

The file linked in above is appropriate for printing, while the following is a clickable version that is formatted for most displays:

Chess in Education - for Screen reading


Presentation on the Benefits of Chess in Education (270 kb ppsx or as a 160 kb pdf)

This is a presentation based on excerpts from the above collection of papers and studies aimed at showing schools how beneficial chess can be to their classrooms and students.

As above, this is available free to download and all I ask is that you keep me informed as to the uses you find for this and your successes and suggestions.

Incorporating Chess into Your School's Curriculum





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