ChessFest Tournament for Area Youth, Oglethorpe Mall, Savannah

Oglethorpe Mall to Host ChessFest Tournament for Area Youth on May 16

ChessFest Tournament. Organized by Gould Elementary, the Chessfest Tournament is a chess competition, featuring 150 students from six local-area schools. Participating schools include Gould Elementary, Georgetown Elementary, Godley Station, Hesse School, Largo-Tibet Elementary and Bethesda Academy. Certificates will be awarded to all students who participate in the tournament.

Teachers use the game of chess to teach mathematical reasoning and creative problem solving. Chess stimulates advanced cognitive skills and nurtures critical thinking abilities.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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