Chess is a game of pure intellect, focus, and wits. There are many benefits of playing chess, a few of the key ones are listed below:
Chess helps to build self-confidence and self-worth
Chess creates an intellectual social forum which helps create new friendships.
Chess teaches kids to rely on their own abilities and take responsibility for their own actions.
Chess teaches commitment.
Chess helps to build academic skills.
Chess improves a child’s thinking abilities.
Chess teaches kids how to win and lose in an acceptable manner.
Chess teaches kids that value of hard work.
Chess teaches kids that team work pays off.
Chess teaches kids to follow rules while having fun.