Chess – The Game of Kings – is the game that can offer many advantages over and above simply learning the moves. Chess is well known to enhance academic results, strategic thinking, problem solving, healthy competition and self-esteem if taught in a structured manner. We at Positive Chess want to help you grow and hope to be a part of your learning experience!
Chess Plus Summer Camp – Fantastic
Chess Plus Summer Camp was Fantastic. Getting to know all the Scholars was a treat! The kids learned so much and built new friendships. First Week was Chess Plus Engineering which was Amazing. Our Morning Sessions was great with kid learning and playing chess. We started with evaluations (the scholars played the coaches) and then we taught simple game opening principles and ended with a fun yet intense tournament. Our Afternoon sessions was packed with … Continue reading Chess Plus Summer Camp – Fantastic
40 facts about chess MOST people don’t know
1. The number of possible unique chess games is much greater than the number of electrons in the universe. The number of electrons is estimated to be about 10^79, while the number of unique chess games is 10^120. 2. The longest chess game theoretically possible is 5,949 moves. 3. The longest time for a Castling move to take place was the match game between Bobotsor vs. … Continue reading 40 facts about chess MOST people don’t know
Chess Plus Engineering Summer Camp – Amazing Day One
Simply Amazing! Our first day of Chess Plus Engineering was Amazing. Getting to know all the Scholars is a treat! The kids learned so much and already started building new friendships. Our Morning Session was great with kid learning and playing chess. We started with evaluations (the scholars played the coaches) and then we taught simple game opening principles. Our Afternoon session was packed with lots of fun. The campers will be broken … Continue reading Chess Plus Engineering Summer Camp – Amazing Day One
Chess Jokes for Kids
This collection of chess jokes for kids, parents, teachers, and chess players is great any time of day or knight! You’ll find jokes about kings, queens, castles, bishops, knights and pawns. These jokes about chess are great for everyone, including those with just a basic understanding of the game. Plus they’re clean chess jokes that are safe for all ages. Treat your aspiring chess masters to some funny chess jokes before you sit down for … Continue reading Chess Jokes for Kids
Crazy Story… The Chess Prodigy Who Renounced Chess
In recent years, chess has become a pretty high-stakes game, politically, ideologically, and monetarily. However, that hasn’t always been the case. In fact, the first unofficial world champion would be appalled by the giant prizes dangled in front of modern competitors. Paul Morphy (pictured left) abhorred the taint of professionalism, once writing to a rival, “Permit me to repeat that I am not a professional player; that I never wished to make any skill I … Continue reading Crazy Story… The Chess Prodigy Who Renounced Chess
Just wanted to tell you that I´m extremely happy with Nick as a coach. I feel that in my 2 lessons with Nick I have learned more than I learned from my previous coach’s 5 lessons. Thank you very much.
Thank you so much for all your help with Matt. We did not expect him to win a trophy at the Queen City Classic Chess tournament but he did! Amazing job Ramdake and Steve, you guys are wonderful.
Amazing lesson, really enjoyed it. Nick is a godsend, he is such a great guy and such an awesome teacher. I can’t wait for my next lesson! That guy is a genius; he’s teaching style is perfect.