Chess Club

Beginning October 31, 2017, we will be offering Chess Club each week at JCS. 

What: 12-week Chess club

When: Tuesday (beginning 10/31-2/6)

Where: JCS Library

Time: K-2 2:50-3:50

 3-8 3:05-4:05

Cost: $189 payable to Chess Emporium

Chess is more than just a game. It is extremely helpful in brain development, particularly when it is played regularly from a very early age. Listed below are some of the most important benefits students can develop by practicing chess on a regular basis –

  1. Improves the learning, thinking, analytical power, and decision-making ability

  2. Builds skills of strategy and planning within the game and in life

  3. Teaches discipline

  4. Improves self-confidence

  5. Provides mental clarity and mental dexterity

  6. Increases memory skills

  7. Improves concentration and academic performance

    Playing the game of chess has a battery of benefits, but most importantly, Chess Club will provide a wonderful opportunity for your student to stay engaged mentally and relationally in a positive and safe environment. If you would like more information, please contact me at debbie.clark@joyschool.org.