- Science and math problem solving skills
- Reading comprehension
- Self-confidence, patience. and life skills
- Visual memory
- Critical thinking and independent decision making
- Pattern recognition
- Ability to concentrate
- Analytical skills
And for you adults: this game is for you too. You can learn to play at any age, and in chess, unlike many other sports, you don't ever have to retire!
How do each Chess piece move?
So who wants to learn to play?
For kids they can set up a free online account that will guide them through the game.
Chess tutorials here
Kids Chess here