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Chess May Be a Game for Nerds, But These Kids Can't Get Enough of It

Chess is a hard game to play because you have to have strategy, smarts and a lot of patience. So when we see little kids playing it, it’s pretty amazing. “Chess for Success” is a special education program in Portland, Oregon that teaches kids from low income school districts how to master the game. And, although Chess has always been considered a game for nerds, these young chess players think it’s really cool. That’s why they take competition day really seriously. We went to see it for ourselves.

Chess May Be a Game for Nerds, But These Kids Can't Get Enough of It

Chess is a hard game to play because you have to have strategy, smarts and a lot of patience. So when we see little kids playing it, it’s pretty amazing. “Chess for Success” is a special education program in Portland, Oregon that teaches kids from low income school districts how to master the game. And, although Chess has always been considered a game for nerds, these young chess players think it’s really cool. That’s why they take competition day really seriously. We went to see it for ourselves.

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