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Chess club page available for MHSAA schools

MHSAA schools that are participating in chess now have access to the International Chess Club’s web site. The Club Page for MHSAA is:  https://play.chessclub.com/mhsaa MHSAA schools must register using this link:  https://register.chessclub.com/mhsaa If you need assistance in setting up the page, please see the attached help file. Chess Page Help …

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MHSAA Schools Participating in Chess

Alcorn Central High School Brandon High School d’Iberville High School Desoto Central High School Dorsey Attendance Center Franklin County Middle School Franklin High School Itawamba Attendance Center Jim Hill High School Lafayette County High School Lanier High School Lewisburg High School Mantachie Elementary School McComb High School Natchez High School …

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US Chess Federation offering free equipment

In partnership with US Chess Federation Sales , US Chess seeks eligible Title I schools that need equipment for their school-based chess programs. Programs that teach chess as part of their school day or are run as an afterschool enrichment activity are eligible to apply. Accepted schools will receive: – …

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October is National High School Activities Month

Each week throughout the month-long celebration we will recognize various aspects of our sports and activities programs across the state. Participants in these activities are exposed to leadership skills, perseverance, organizational skills and how to be a team player. The lessons learned will stay with them long after their high …

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Introduction to Chess in Schools course set

Chess has been shown to help students develop problem-solving skills, planning, patience, focus, and self-discipline. In this session, participants will learn about teaching methods and basic content for introducing chess in various school contexts. Topics to be discussed include basic rules and vocabulary, specific instructional methods, connections to mathematics and …

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MHSAA to offer chess as activity

MHSAA Chess: Year One As one of the world’s premier mind sports, chess demands and rewards intellectual rigor, artistic creativity, and fighting spirit. When offered as a school sport activity it draws on diverse interests and skills, often creating new crosscurrents of student interaction and collaboration. Chess teaches study skills, …

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