The importance of chess, especially for young people!


“Countless studies have shown that chess can help develop critical thinking that can be used in other areas of a child’s life. According to research: Test scores improved by 17.3% for students regularly engaged in chess classes, compared with only 4.6% for children participating in other forms of enriched activities.

We all know that chess can help young people develop many important skills to improve their performance in school and in life. In your opinion, what are the 5 most important skills chess can help young people?

Here are my top 5? What are yours?

– Critical and logical thinking 

– Problem solving 

– Calculation and decision making

– Discipline 

– Imagination and creativity