I.S. 318 CHESS TEAM

-time National Champions as Featured in the
Award-winning Movie, Brooklyn Castle

Resources


Lists

FIDE Top 100 List List of the world's top 100 players according to the World Chess Federation
USCF Top 100 List List of the top U.S. players according to the U.S. Chess Federation
List of World Chess Champions List of world champions and esteemed players going back to the 1400's
List of World Women's Chess Champions List of world champions and esteemed players going back to 1927
List of U.S. Chess Champions List of U.S. Champions going back to 1845
List of U.S. Women's Chess Champions List of U.S. Women's Champions going back to 1937
Elizabeth's Top 10 Teaching Books From Chess Life Online


Chess and Education

Benefits of Chess in Education A collection of studies and papers on chess and education
Educational Value of Chess A John Hopkins School of Education article on chess
Literature Review of Chess Studies Chess study commissioned by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis conducted by Basis Policy Research
The Case for Chess as a Tool to Develop Our Children's Minds A paper by Dr. Peter Dauvergne of the University of Sydney
Are Girls Bad at Chess? Of course not - but stereotypes can have an effect, says Scientific American


Elizabeth's Corner

First Steps for Starting a Scholastic Chess Club Elizabeth's article on how to start a chess club.
Guide for Teachers A pretty comprehensive guide for teachers running a chess club.
First Year Chess Curriculum Elizabeth's First Year Chess Curriculum in 51 lessons
Elizabeth's Top 10 Teaching Books From Chess Life Online


Tools

Rating Estimator Post-event ELO rating estimator based on the USCF model
ELO Probability Table Table of probabilities of winning games based on ratings differential
ChessBase Database Free online database of chess games from ChessBase


More to come so stay tuned!