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CCS middle  and high school students have the opportunity to participate in chess club. Currently, chess club meets on Monday and Wednesday mornings before and/or after school.

Chess has many cognitive benefits, including the ability to improve your:

  • Intelligence
  • Empathy
  • Memory
  • Planning and problem-solving skills
  • Creative abilities

Through chess, students learn how to analyze a situation by focusing on important factors and by eliminating distractions. Students also learn to devise creative solutions and put a plan into action.

The chess club setting is a great way for your student to make new friends, and also interact with teachers in a positive way.