Educational benefits of chess instruction : A critical review

@inproceedings{Gobet2005EducationalBO,
  title={Educational benefits of chess instruction : A critical review},
  author={Fernand Gobet and Guillermo Campitelli},
  year={2005}
}
1 Introduction " Chess playing makes kids smarter. " " Chess increases mathematical abilities. " " Chess improves academic performance. " Numerous similar claims have been made about the efficacy of using chess to foster education (see, for example, several papers on the USCF site for education). Argentina) offer chess as an optional subject, and some even propose compulsory classes. There is clearly a strong interest worldwide in the potential advantages of chess in education, and the… CONTINUE READING

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