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March 22, 2023

Chess for Kids

Chess helps kids develop analytical and decision-making skills, perform higher-order thinking, and more, but perhaps most importantly for kids … it’s fun! Check out these local clubs to see how your child may get involved:

Cincinnati Chess Club
Meets on Fridays, 6 – 11 p.m. at 3882 Paxton Ave. (in the Hyde Park Plaza)

Cincinnati Scholastic Chess
Along with the Cincinnati Scholastic Chess Series for grades K – 12, this group meets on Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Symmes Township Public Library (11850 Enyart Road, Loveland)

Dragon Chess Center
A scholastic chess club for grades K – 12; meets at 7588 Central Parke Blvd., Ste. 302, Mason

Knights of Northern Kentucky
Hosts an annual tournament for all ages. The Walton-Verona club meets at Walton-Verona Elementary school (15066 Porter Road, Verona) from late fall to early spring.

Area libraries may offer chess clubs, too. Ask at your local branch.

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