Dutchtown Elementary School
Chess has long been considered a way for children to increase their mental prowess, concentration, memory and analytical skills. Studies prove that chess improves academic performance in math and reading comprehension. Improved self-confidence, patience, critical thinking, self control, and sportsmanship are among the many positive attributes which are reinforced with the game of chess.
By playing chess, the members of the Dutchtown Chess Club will foster and increase critical thinking skills through various strategic moves.