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Chess for Schools

School & District Leaders

Train of Thought is a low-cost, high-impact chess education program designed to develop students’ minds and character, preparing them to cope with the growing complexities and demands of the world. 


Our dynamic chess curriculum compliments a variety of learning styles with captivating lessons, fun activities, challenging exercises, problems, and puzzles. 

Why Chess?

Chess is one of the most powerful tools available to accelerate cognitive and character development.  Studies show that playing chess regularly is especially good during adolescent years, while the brain is still developing.

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