Why Should Kids Play Chess?
Learning to play chess helps develop thinking skills, enhancing mental prowess and directly contributes to academic performance and makes people smarter in a variety of ways, like:
- Chess dramatically improves the ability to think rationally
- Chess helps develop patience and thoughtfulness
- Chess improves communication skills and aptitude in recognizing patterns
- Chess results in higher grades, especially in English and Math studies
- Chess makes people be more focused by teaching the benefits of careful observation and concentration
- Chess stimulates visualizing – players are prompted to imagine a sequence of actions before they happen
- Chess builds a sense of team spirit, while emphasizing the ability of the individual
- Chess teaches the value of hard work, concentration and commitment
- Chess instills a sense of self-confidence and self-worth
- Chess makes a person realize responsibility for own actions and acceptance of the consequences
- Chess develops the thinking ahead abilities – players have to think first and only then act”
Dude, this isn’t just another one of those board games. No chess game ever repeats itself that means you create more and more new ideas each time you play chess. It never gets boring. You always have so much to look forward to. Every game you are the General of an army and you alone decide the destiny of your soldiers. You can sacrifice them, trade them, pin them, lose them, defend them, or order them to break through any barriers and surround the enemy king. You’ve got the power!” – quoted by an “unknown teenager!”
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Why Should You Play Chess?
- Chess is a game for people of all ages.
- Chess develops memory.
- Chess improves concentration.
- Chess develops logical thinking.
- Chess develops imagination and creativity. It encourages you to be inventive.
- Chess develops the capability to predict and foresee consequences of actions.
- Chess inspires self-motivation.
- Chess shows that success rewards hard work.
- Chess is fun.