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Bring Chess into the Classroom

Train of Thought

Train of Thought is a chess education program that teaches leadership through the game of chess.  Since 2006, we've partnered with more than 100 schools across the U.S. and have taught more than 50,000 K-12th grade students. 

 

Our coaches are trained to teach students to take the skills they learn from the chessboard and apply them to life.  Our dynamic chess curriculum compliments a variety of learning styles with captivating lessons, fun activities, challenging exercises, problems, and puzzles.

Options for grades K-12: 

  • Virtual Classes

  • After-School Enrichment

  • In-School Enrichment

  • Electives (UC Approved)

  • Chess Intervention Program

  • Special Needs

  • Training, Coaching & Support

  • Practice and Play

  • Chess Tournaments

Why Chess?

Train of Thought is a chess education program that teaches leadership through the game of chess.  Since 2006, we've partnered with more than 100 schools across the U.S. and have taught more than 25,000 K-12th grade students. 

 

Our coaches are trained to teach students to take the skills they learn from the chessboard and apply them to life.  Our dynamic chess curriculum compliments a variety of learning styles with captivating lessons, fun activities, challenging exercises, problems, and puzzles.

Cognitive Development

  • Concentration

  • Visualization

  • Planning

  • Calculation

  • Pattern Recognition

  • Predicting Consequences

  • Problem Solving

  • Critical Thinking

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Divergent Thinking

  • Retrograde Analysis

Character Development

  • Confidence

  • Courage

  • Discipline

  • Perseverance

  • Leadership

  • Integrity

  • Respect

  • Creativity

  • Vision

  • Humility

  • Compassion

  • Patience

What's on your MIND

CONTACT US

Phone: (323) 533-6891

Email: admin@chesstrain.org

Mail: P.O. Box 561082 Los Angeles, CA 90056