In 2000, a landmark study found that students who received chess instruction scored significantly higher on all measures of academic achievement, including maths, spatial analysis, and non-verbal reasoning ability (Smith & Cage, 2000).
Qatar Chess Association:
Qatar Chess Association is a non profit organization part of Qatar National Olympic Committee. It's main goal it is to popularize chess in Qatar and to give the chance to the younger generation to become better (see the benefits of chess). In the past year we worked successfully with international by running paid chess clubs and organizing chess competitions. The best students competed in the Qatar Primary and Secondary School Chess Championships with the participation of more then 20 schools in each.
The interest shown for chess clubs was steady throughout the whole year and the study groups had the same number as in the beginning of the year. www.qatarchess.com.
From 25th April until 20th June
From 14:15 - 15:15 (during Ramadan, from 1.15pm – 2.15pm)
Year 1 and 2 children will be collected. Older children should make their way to the classroom