NIST ECAs

| Bangkok, Thailand Providing inspiration and enrichment for the NIST community

Day(s)

Wednesday

Time

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Levels

Year 2 – Year 6

Cost

THB 4,700

Additional Fee (Pay to the instructor directly):

  • Chess Kit 1,000 THB

Teacher(s): IWICA Chess School

Location:

Why Play Chess? People say chess is board game, sport, art, or primitive technology. We, at IWICA use chess as an educational tool to amplify a child’s education process by improving memory, concentration, critical thinking, visualisation, planning ahead etc.

Today, Chess is the 2nd most played sport in the world with more than a billion players in over 180 countries. Extensive research around the world have shown that chess players on average had a higher IQ level than non-players. These are some of the very few reasons why Chess has been included in school curriculum in over 30 countries. Benefits of chess is continuing to baffle researchers even today.

Chess has been played by prominent people in history such as Napoleon Bonaparte, Ludvig Van Beethoven, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin and many more. IWICA Chess School is the first school in Thailand certified by Ministry of Education. IWICA Chess Programs are currently conducted in around 20 International Schools around Thailand and having our centers in Pattaya, Chiangmai and HuaHin.

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