Hello everyone, I just wanted to add a note announcing that I have been invited to speak at the 4th London Chess Conference, covering the didactics of chess. I will be running a workshop about “Cognitive insights into chess improvement”, talking about my unique and insightful Master’s dissertation that was awarded Distinction by Bristol University. …... click here to read more.
Category: Chess and school
Scientific study finds that chess helps kids study less and score on tests just as well as non-playing peers who overstudy.
About a month ago I came across some interesting news. Playing chess does not make your kids smarter, the headlines read. I didn’t make much of them. I knew immediately that these recent scientific findings must be getting blown out of all proportion. I was hoping my inaction would let this quietly fade away and …... click here to read more.