with Mr. Nikos Zachariou
Chess is a game which combines entertainment, art, science and strategy. It is a sport (one of the most popular in the world) with a strong cultural background, it is based on science, it can be an important learning tool and most of all it is highly entertaining.
Why should a child learn chess?
A knowledge of chess teaches children how to deal with difficult situations or problems, using their abilities as a base.
Learning how to play chess can help a child:
a) To develop rational thinking
b) To improve memory and observation skills
c) To develop creative imagination
d) To improve concentration and performance