Rapid chess tournament at the Br煤ixola winter 2019

A group of chess enthusiasts gathered for a rapid chess tournament at the local Bar tucked behind the Mediterrani Urbanizaci贸n of Cambrils. We were about 20 participants with all levels including beginners, young and older experienced club players, to Grand Master. The winner took home the Spanish Ham. This being my first chess tournament, I … Read more Rapid chess tournament at the Br煤ixola winter 2019

Spanish schools introduce chess class to boost maths learning

Eleven-year-old Alvaro Pineda has played chess at home since he was five. Now he plays it in the classroom too.In an effort to boost their pupils’ low maths and reading marks, more and more Spanish schools are holding chess clubs – and some could even make it a compulsory class. “It really increases your mental capacity. I … Read more Spanish schools introduce chess class to boost maths learning