Stereotype threat is where minorities underperform solely because they’re aware of a stereotype that people of their group do worse.
Chess in Australia during the 1960s, the period of The Queen’s Gambit, was a far cry from the popularity of the game in the US. It was hard to get chess learning materials or travel to tournaments.
Ever since the late 1800s, it has been standard for white to go first in chess. Has the time come to get rid of that rule?
Playing chess online offers a variety of ways for children to get good at the royal game, but it also comes with a few pitfalls. An expert in chess education provides some advice.
As the Women’s World Chess Championship takes place in China and Russia this month, Alexey Root, an expert on chess in education, weighs in on the benefits of having a separate championship for women.
The same skills and talents that enable chess players to dominate the board will also serve aspiring lawyers well in the courtroom, a law scholar argues.
For 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a chess program ended up being a ticket out of a homeless shelter. A chess education expert explains what to look for in a chess program for your child.
For a child to excel in a particular field, specific conditions are essential. A scholar of educational psychology explains what those conditions are.
Daaim Shabazz, an international business professor and chess journalist, explains what’s at stake as American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana fights for the World Chess Championship in London this month.
With the World Chess Championship set to begin Nov. 9 in London, Alexey Root, who teaches online courses about chess in education, tackles some myths and unknowns about the royal game.
Deaths of chess players led to alarm the game could cause fatal stress. Some researchers have tested that theory.