Chess helps you to concentrate, improve your logic. It teaches you to play by the rules and take responsibility for your actions, how to problem solve in an uncertain environment. - Garry Kasparov
Gems Learning Institute is the one of the best Chess Schools in the Canada which offers structured Chess learning program and Chess club for children led by Chess experts, including National Chess Masters and visiting faculty which include IMs and GMs. The program is based on three different modules from foundation to Advance level.
The goal of this program is to teach chess in fun, organized and structured environment to allow the children built their concentration, critical thinking, abstract reasoning, problem solving, pattern recognition, strategic planning, creativity, analysis skills. Usually, the kids who plays chess and receive instruction scored significantly higher in academic.
Gems Junior Chess Club runs every Friday between 6 to 6:45 Pm in Mississauga, Monday 6-6:45 PM, Saturday 10:00 to 10:45 AM and Saturday 12:30-11:15 PM in Oakville with chess school (Chess Classes). The next half of these days chess coaching/classes services provided by a professional chess coaches Mikhail Egorov (National Chess Master and Canadian Youth Team Chess Coach for World Youth Chess Championship), Ferdinand Supsup, Sneha Ghatpande, Casandra Wall, Ruperto Frilles and the visiting faculty. Chess classes/coaching is open to students of all ages and of all skill levels. Our coaches will determine the skill level after the assessment of your child and enroll him or her as per chess skill level class.
Chess players are often at very different levels of skill and often have very different styles; therefore, our program will ensure that every child is given individual attention to ensure that their personal development. However, it is possible (and in-fact likely) that your child has little or no experience with the game at all and would like to start learning it with us, for such students we have carefully tailored the Rule of Chess - 1A program as explained below.
Rules of Chess - 1A
For complete beginners, we have developed a comprehensive 5 months course that will teach your child the fundamentals of chess in the right way. The objective of the course is to teach every student how to think like a professional chess player. For an art to be mastered, the fundamentals have to be sound and we understand the importance of this at GEMS.
Chess Classes / Chess Lessons at Gems Learning Institute
We at GEMS follows a very structured and set curriculum developed by the Chess Experts. It comprises of three modules, foundation, intermediate and Advance. Kids attend a 1 and half hours class, once a week. First hour is pure lesson through expert Chess coaches and in the next hour they play tournament style games which further gets reported to Canadian Chess Federation of Canada.
As a parent, you might be wondering why should your son or daughter invest his or her time into learning a board game? Well, chess is more than just a board game. It is an ancient art that infuses logic and creativity in a beautiful way. A seasoned chess player's brain is, in a sense, comparable to a seasoned athlete's body. Playing and learning chess on a regular basis can improve memory, attention, spatial cognition, arithmetic comprehension, planning abilities and a variety of other aspects of psychological development.
Chess is all about thinking strategically and foreseeing consequences. It is about lines and angles, weighing option and making decision. Studies shows the positive impact on kids in elementary, middle and high school.
Benefits of playing Chess
1. Brain Development.
2. Improves concentration and memory.
3. Enhances reading and math skills
4. Fosters logic, critical thinking, and creativity.
5. Problem Solving Skills.
6. Decision Making
Official presence at CYCC (Canadian Youth Chess Championship)
GEMS works closely with Canadian Chess Federation of Canada, abiding by all the chess rules and regulations. We have been the official sponsor at CYCC for two years in a row. We work together hand in hand to create awareness of this amazing game of chess, helping the organization to prosper and support kids learning.
Interested in enrolling your child in our program? Want more details? Contact us directly to schedule an appointment with our coach and find out all that you need to know. Or attend our upcoming presentation on this new program and learn about how this could be good for your child.