Other benefits of chess include:
In addition, chess is fun and exciting, offering wonderful opportunities to grow a child's self respect and build valuable social skills. Encouraging your kids to study the game of chess is a great initiative.
Children that are gifted, have lesser abilities and who may struggle in school will all benefit from the challenges that chess has to offer.
Let's not forget though - chess is fun!! Kids have a blast playing their friends, siblings, and schoolmates, family and relatives. Experience your first chess tournament and you will see that chess teaches your children alot, and is a great opportunity for children to socialize, compete, and challenge themselves.
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