Air pollution causes chess players to make more errors – this may have implications for high-skilled professionals.
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?
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.
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.
For Fabiano Caruana, the path to the world chess championship veered away from formal schooling. FAMU professor and chess writer Daaim Shabazz retraces the young grandmaster’s educational journey.
The Final Four of College Chess may not generate as much buzz as college basketball’s Final Four, but proponents says its competitors represent top talent with highly coveted critical thinking skills.
The truth about chess playing and intelligence.