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Chess is probably the most popular game in the world.

It is the original war game, invented in India about 600AD, and remains especially popular with schoolchildren.

In the year 2001 almost 50,000 school children entered the British Land Chess Challenge and that number is rising steadily.

If you would like your youngsters to enjoy the benefits of chess, improved concentration, better academic results etc., you need a skilled coach.

Chess is a game for people of all ages. You can learn to play at any age and in chess, unlike in many other sports, you don't ever have to retire. Age is also not a factor when you're looking for an opponent-young can play old and old can play young. Chess develops memory.

The chess theory is complicated and many players memorize different opening variations. You will also learn to recognize various patterns and remember lengthy variations. Chess improves concentration. During the game you are focused on only one main goal-to checkmate and become the victor.

Why should you play chess?

* It is Fun.

* It is Cheap.

* It develops Logical thinking.

* It develops self-confidence and bring up the self-esteem.

Chess makes you think independently and hence creates leadership in you.

Chess teaches the basic philosophy of life – success comes after hard work. At the same time it punishes you when you do mistakes.

Chess develops scientific way of thinking.

A number of papers have been published relating Chess to Science, Art, Math and Technology.

It has been proven that Chess brings the grade up for kids in academics also.

Plano Chess Club offers several levels of coaching and lets you acquire the above mentioned benefits. Please visit for all classes offered.