Chess Articles

The following is a list of Chess Articles that can be useful in aiding with chess research.

These articles are in PDF format and are listed in alphabetical order by title for your convenience.

If you have any suggestions or know of any additional chess material that may enhance this list please feel free to email me at

Chess As A Way To Teach Thinking by Dianne D. Horgan

Chess and Benjamin Franklin – His Pioneering Contributions by John McCrary

Chess and the Humanities – An Inquiry Into the Uses and Values of a Leisure Activity

Chess and the Transformation of American Values: Prospects for Popular Acceptance

Chess as Education – Character Assassination or Life of the Mind? by Tim Redman

Chess – Contributions to the Understanding of Human Cognition by Sarah E Goldin

Chess Expertise in Children by Dianne D Horgan & David Morgan

Chess Federation of Canada – School Chess Handbook

Chess Improves Academic Performance – NYC Schools Chess Program by Christine Palm

Chess in Education by John Artise

Chess in Education – A Bibliography

Chess in Education Research Summary by Robert Ferguson

Chess is for Heavies: Images of Chess in Detective Fiction

Chess Legislation- New Jersey Did It – You Can Too !

Chess Makes Kids Smart by Anne Graham

Chess Makes Kids Smarter by Dr Gerard J Dullea

Commission for Chess in Schools

Educational Benefits of Chess Summary Based on Research and Articles by Dr Robert Ferguson

Estimated Age Effects in Athletic Events and Chess – Ray C Fair

Fairfield County Advocate News Article

From Street Kids to Royal Knights by Jo Coudert

Solving Academic Problems by Dr. Robert Ferguson

Utilizing Chess To Promote Self-Esteem In Perceptually Impaired Students

Why Chess ? by Jim Celone