Value of Chess
Pandolfini on the value of chess for students Does
chess make kids smarter? Not quite ... but there are
skills that chess players develop that are very useful
in life. A reprint from Bruce Pandolfini, a nationally
known chess teacher and author.
Coach's View on Competitive Scholastic Chess
Bachler a highly successful
Illinois chess coach talks about the tournament experience,
and gives invaluable tips on how to be a great chess
Guide for Monday Morning Chess Club Helpers
volunteered to help at Monday morning chess club.
Great! We're so glad to have you! Here's a FAQ for new
(and not so new) volunteers.
sheet master Our own custom
Dewey notation sheet you can print out from your own
10 things you should know about
chess. A list of basics for beginning tournament
instructional materials. An
excellent collection from Rockford Chess. Included are
handouts on basic checkmates, scholar's mate, tactics
(forks, skewers, pins), notation, and much, much more.
pieces in 72 languages. How to say "check"
in Swahili, Lithuanian, Japanese, etc., etc.
vocabulary in five languages. Extensive list of
chess words in English, German, Italian, French and
Spanish, as well as the piece abbreviations for doing
algebraic notation in these languages.