Remote Learning NEEDS Extracurricular Chess

Remote Learning NEEDS Extracurricular Chess

Remote learning is a challenge for us parents, and although we sometimes forget, it’s also a huge challenge for our kids. The effects of this type of isolation are just not properly understood. Although the teachers, school boards, and staff are trying their hardest to emulate the at-school experience, things like socialization and interactive problem […]

Chess Therapy: Chess As A Window To Healing

Chess Therapy: Benefits of Chess As A Therapeutic Tool

If you’ve ever played chess competitively, you may have noticed that you can learn a lot about your opponent from the choices they make over a chess board. This is the foundation of what we have come to call ‘chess therapy’.  When Was Therapeutic Chess First Explored? Just over a thousand years ago. Persian physician […]

Group Chess Lessons: The Ideal Lesson For Beginners

Group Chess Lessons

As COVID-19 lockdowns ramp up around the world, interest in chess has been sky-rocketing. This unique situation has given rise to a huge flux in online chess lessons, particularly group lessons & weekend clubs. We see many people, particularly beginners, juggling with the idea of group lessons vs. private chess lessons. We’re here to ease […]

4 Things We Can Learn From The Queen’s Gambit

4 Things We Can Learn From The Queen’s Gambit

“The one thing we know about Elizabeth Harmon is that she loves to win.” – The Queen’s Gambit. TV Mini-Series, 2020. Over the past few months, millions of people all over the world have been watching the amazing story of Elizabeth Harmon, the orphaned chess prodigy. Beth (Elizabeth) has never studied chess formally, instead she […]