Chess club is a great opportunity for students to meet like minded individuals, and to exercise one’s mind in the wonderful game of chess.  Chess is a game of complete information, with all possible choices available to you.  Students will learn to use not only creative thinking and problem solving to determine the next series of moves, but also foresight to anticipate what their opponent’s strategy.  Chess helps build complex brain processes and helps students learn to gauge the value of risk versus rewards.  Chess can also be a great social and learning activity heavily involved with Math processes and critical thinking.