- The US is ranked 12th out of 37 countries for 4th grade math and science skills according to the 2007 TIMS Study.
- FirstMove uses chess as a tool to teach critical thinking and advance math and reading in 2nd and 3rd grade students.
- In a 2009 survey, 88% of teachers believed their students critical thinking skills improved because of First Move.
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Chess is now one of my favorite games!
Dear Richard, Thank you so much for donating money to help us learn chess. As a student, I have learned a lot about chess and now chess is one of my favorite games. Chess is really fun once you know how to play and I look forward to learning a lot more about the game ...