Read this selection of news stories, press releases and our Chess Lady's Blog.
By Eileen Blass USA Today
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — Quiet, please. The second- and third-graders at McGinn Elementary School are playing chess, which means they're concentrating, which means they shouldn't be interrupted...Read More
Talk about a smart group of kids! Last week I had the opportunity to visit with the students at Garwood Elementary in Idaho. I asked them what they like about chess and their answers were wonderful, so much more than...Read More
SARTELL, Minn. — Some may think chess is boring and too difficult, but many students who are members of clubs across the country couldn't care less what others may think of it. Read More
BELLEVUE, WA, January 17, 2011 – Move over lunch lady….The Chess Lady is making her move to classrooms nationwide. Chess is now inspiring second and third grade students around the country thanks to an innovative program from America’s Foundation for Chess: First MoveTM. This award-winning program introduces chess – with the help of an unexpected classroom celebrity, The Chess Lady...Read More