Chess Challenge in DC seeks to promote the academic, social, and leadership development of under-served youth in the District of Columbia. Using the game of chess, children learn to think strategically; develop self-discipline and positive social skills; and increase their self-efficacy.
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Chess is like mental exercise.
Mehran D, Coach
It can really challenge you.
Evan, Age 14
I like just playing; to me it’s like a sport.
Ruth, Age 13
The focus kids have for chess they can really take into the classroom.