Countless research and studies have shown over the years that chess does indeed strengthen a child’s mental clarity, fortitude, stability, and overall health. In this technologically driven world, playing chess helps aid in the synthesis and growth of certain areas in the brain and mind where many children can benefit as they grow older. At Golden Dragon, we encourage and teach students to learn by playing chess. It not only exercises both sides of their brains but also increases their creativity and problem-solving skills. We encourage students to play chess in order to improve their memory, reading skills and concentration. It also teaches planning and foresight.