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Scholastic Chess Club

Event Type: Children
Age Group(s): Elementary, Teen
Date: 5/21/2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 Join the Scholastic Chess Club the first and third Sundays of the month (October-May) from 2-5 pm at Ladd Library. Students grades K-12 are welcome to come and learn how to play this great universal game! Take part in group lessons, organized chess activities, friendly tournaments, and free time to just play chess. For more information, connect with the Cedar Rapids Chess Club on Facebook or visit www.chessiniowa.org/crchess.
Library: Ladd Library
Location: Ladd Library Community Room
Other Information:
 Did you know research shows a strong correlation between learning to play chess and academic achievement? Playing chess increases higher-level thinking skills, advanced math skills, spatial analysis, non-verbal reasoning ability and self-confidence.
Contact: Cedar Rapids Chess Club
Link: Cedar Rapids Chess Club