Archives: Scholastic Chess

Best practices: Greveløkka Children’s Chess Club and Løten Junior High School, Norway

(Norsk versjon >>)

Time-to-time, we share with our readers the best practices of using LearningChess scholastic and chess club version around the world.


We fly to Norway now, and visit the Løten Junior High School and the Greveløkka Children’s Chess Club. We have interviewed Mr. Trond Nerland, teacher and coach, who uses LearningChess to improve the chess skills of his 8-16 years old students in both places.

In the interview, Trond points out interesting differences in teaching chess in schools and chess clubs.

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LearningChess lanseres i Norge

(LearningChess launched in Norway – English version >>)

Norske sjakkspillere har savnet et så omfattende læreverk på norsk som LearningChess tilbyr nå. Både nybegynnere og sterke klubbspillere kan har mye å lære fra prisvinnende og interaktive online leksjoner.

LearningChess er en verdensomspennende plattform for å lære og spille sjakk. Den norske versjonen er oversatt av WIM Sheila Barth Stanford som arbeider fulltid som sjakktrener. Hennes voksne og unge elever har testet ut LearningChess de siste månedene. Sheila har vært mesterspiller i flere tiår og er en aktiv turneringsspiller.

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LogiQ Board received substantial international attention

LogiQ Board and our new handbook for parents and teachers, Board Buddies in LogiQ Land, written by Márk Szávin, received substantial international attention at the London Chess Conference on Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2019.

The author presented his book on the ‘Teaching Numeracy with Chess’ section. You can download this presentation here:

CHARITY PROGRAM EXTENDED
FOR THE 2019/20 SCHOOL YEAR
FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED SCHOOLS

Welcome to LearningChess Free for Schools Program info page for the 2019/20 school year.

More than 50.000 children studied worldwide with LearningChess for free in our different scholastic programs in the last years.

We gladly inform you that LearningChess owners extend the ongoing charity program to the 2019/20 school year for underprivileged schools.

This year’s motto: “Helping people by charity is the most human thing we can do” – Oprah Winfrey

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TE JÖSSZ! GONDOLKODJ ÉS NYERJ!
(FOR HUNGARIAN USERS ONLY)

Te jössz! oldalunkon tíz ingyenes leckepárt találsz, amelyekben a sakklépések elsajátítása mellett számos logikai fejtörővel és játékkal is találkozol. Célunk a fejlesztés, a tanulás színesítése és élményszerűvé tétele volt.

A programhoz szorosan kapcsolódik a “Gondolkodj és nyerj! verseny, havonta új feladattal. A sikeres beküldők között ajándékokat sorsolunk ki.

A verseny lezárult, de az izgalmas feladatokat még most is meg lehet nézni. Köszönjük a rengeteg beküldött megoldást. A verseny győztesének bemutatkozása itt olvasható.

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CHARITY PROGRAM EXTENDED
FOR THE 2018/19 SCHOOL YEAR
FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED SCHOOLS

Welcome to LearningChess Free for Schools Program info page for the 2018/19 school year.

More than 40.000 children studied worldwide with LearningChess for free in our different scholastic programs in the last years.

We gladly inform you that LearningChess owners extend the ongoing charity program to the 2018/19 school year for underprivileged schools.

Our motto is: “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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CHESS FOR KIDS AT AGE 2-3?
YES, WITH MINIMASTER COURSES

We would like to introduce a unique development from Chess4Kids chess school in Switzerland.

Roberto Schenker and his team recently developed the innovative MINIMASTER Program for children aged 2-5 years.

 

Chess4Kids integrated chess as one element out of many that supports the children on their way to explore their inner and outer world. The program contains two levels (Prelevel1: 2-3 and Prelevel2: 4-5 years), and includes a huge variety of behavioral and interest based activities.

The complete guide of the program can be found on the Chess4Kids website.

Madrid Chess Conference 2017 with more than 100 participants

Luis Blasco De La Cruz, the chairman of the Madrid Chess Academy hosted the biggest scholastic chess conference in Madrid. The event was held between 23-25 June, 2017.  In spite of the extremely hot weather, more than 100 participants joined the conference. The participants included recognized lecturers such as Pep Suarez (Spanish Chess Federation), Kevin O’Connell (FIDE Scholastic Chess), Martin Huba (ECU), Alessandro Dominici (Castle Project), and Janos Pallagi (LearningChess).

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FIRST EXPERIENCES WITH THE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IN THE Regional Chess Academy Povazie, SLOVAKIA

Regional Chess Academy Povazie Logo - LearningChess.netAs a chess trainer I tried to use many programs and web sites to find most suitable tool to teach children chess in chess club, chess academy or chess group in leisure center. There are children and students with really varied levels of chess knowledge. They have also different approach to study. They love chess, but they don’t like memorizing and more, they are kids, they want to play.

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