Chess

Enlighten Volunteering

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Chess and Education: How volunteering at Saint-Laurent can help the problem

     I will not be volunteering with any organization, I was planning to volunteer with my brother, since he already have teaching experiences, it'll be a lot easier if I follow his advices and the children will learn a lot better. My brother taught young students the basics of chess with the organization Echecs et Maths, which has a goal to introduce chess to people who does not know how to play and to organize chess tournaments in order to spread to

Chess and Brain

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    The article “10 big brain benefits of playing chess” by an anonymous person, published on April 02, 2014, explains that learning chess is a big benefit for everyone, no matter the age. According to this article, chess can raise people’s IQ, increase creativity and increase memory.  A two-year study took place in 1985 and the results were that students that played chess has in average better grade than those who never played chess. Furthermore, chess can improve problem-solving skills, reading skills, concentration and planning as well as teach foresight.