Bring Chess into the Classroom

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.  

  We have a variety of options for grades K-12: 

Virtual Clubs

After-School

In-School

Elective (UC Approved)

Intervention

Special Needs

Practice and Play

Tournaments

Why Chess?

Chess is the most powerful tool available to accelerate cognitive and character development.  Our program is designed to help students discover their own unique strengths.

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

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CONTACT US

Phone: (323) 533-6891

Email: admin@chesstrain.org

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