How Playing Chess Can Benefit Other Areas of Your Child's Studies

Updated: Dec 12, 2019


We recently wrote an article on the benefits of playing chess. We concluded that the potential benefits for children learning the game are limitless. What parents are often interested in, however, is how chess benefits other areas of study. After all, chess is a game of the mind and so the notion that playing chess can correlate with academic performance is not absurd.


Mindful Chess lessons focus on enhancing concentration and general chess skills. All the while children are engaged with their learning and are mentally stimulated, they are gaining skills that can be applied to their classroom subjects. Here are some examples of how Mindful Chess lessons enhance overall learning.