Diversity in Chess

Diversity in Chess

Since the game of chess emerged in India some 1,500 years ago, it has always presented the possibility of an ideal level playing field: two sides of equal strength vie for control of sixty-four identical squares. But the road to equality and inclusion among its...
Why Executive Function Matters

Why Executive Function Matters

Have you ever picked up your phone, fully intending to check the weather for an upcoming trip, but instead lost twenty minutes scrolling through social media? Most psychologists would tell you that situations like this are caused by lapses in a crucial cognitive skill...
Scared your child is a sore loser?

Scared your child is a sore loser?

By Nathaniel Basch-GouldCreative Lead | Product ManagerStory Time Chess One of the most common questions I received from parents when I was an early childhood chess tutor was: “Should I let my child win?” Even after six years on the job, I still sometimes found it...