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WES Students Compete in Elementary Chess Tournament


Posted Date: 03/13/2019

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Westside Chess Club students participated in the Elementary Chess Tournament today at Wooster.  Our students took home 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!

Research shows the benefits of learning chess can include:

  • preventing Alzheimer’s
  • growing dendrites
  • increasing problem solving skills
  • improving spatial skills
  • improving memory
  • exercising both sides of the brain
  • increasing creativity
  • improving concentration

To learn more, you can visit https://woochess.com/en/blog/10-benefits-of-teaching-kids-to-play-chess.