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Chess: Beyond the Board (Grades 5-8)

  

Run by Brain Power Enrichment Programs


About this Program


  • Program
  • Age 10 - 14 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Chess and Education (multi)—offers 3 activities
  • 2 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $486
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available  

This program is designed to build the following character traits:

  • Resilience: Ability to handle setbacks and adversity—to maintain an optimistic, proactive orientation when under duress. Willingness to take on challenges.
  • Curiosity: Love of learning. Intellectual engagement. Enthusiasm for experiencing the world. Proclivity to develop passions and interests.

Welcome to an exclusive Brain Power chess and strategic thinking workshop! Taught by the Mark Plotkin, a chess champion and top-ranking player in Canada, this workshop is designed to not only enhance your child’s chess skills but to equip them with a powerful set of transferrable skills that will enhance academic performance and overall development:

  • Critical Thinking: Chess demands strategic thinking, problem-solving, and considering multiple possibilities before making a move.
  • Focus and Concentration: Chess requires intense focus and concentration, skills that translate to improved academic performance.
  • Memory Recall: Memorizing champions, openings, tactics, and patterns enhances recall abilities, benefiting multiple school subjects.
  • Spatial Reasoning: Visualizing and understanding spatial relationships in chess aids in math and scientific subjects.
  • Planning and Organization: Chess players excel in planning, strategy, and time management, skills that transfer to academic success.
  • Perseverance: Chess teaches resilience in the face of setbacks, a crucial quality when facing academic challenges.
  • Mathematical/Logical Reasoning: Chess is a game of logic and math, relevant to subjects like mathematics, physics, and computer science.
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Session Dates and Rates

Jan 27 - Feb 24. '24
Vaughan, ON
9600 Bathurst Street, Suite #313

12:15 - 14:15
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$486
2024-01-27486
Mar 02 - Apr 06. '24
Vaughan, ON
9600 Bathurst Street, Suite #313

12:15 - 14:15
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$486
2024-03-02486

Activities

  Recreational         Instructional      
  Intense or Competitive

  Chess
  Instructor lead (group)
  Math

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