On the effect of chess training on scholastic achievement

  title={On the effect of chess training on scholastic achievement},
  author={William Bart},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  • W. Bart
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Psychology
What are the effects of chess training—especially on scholastic achievement among school-aged students? Can chess instruction facilitate the acquisition of scholastic competency? The current state of the research literature is that chess training tends not to provide educational benefits. This article provides a critical review of research on the effects of chess training on the scholastic achievement levels of school-aged students. 

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