Chess Improves Analytical Abilities (References)

Citations from Robert Ferguson’s “Teacher’s Guide: Research and Benefits of Chess.

Ferguson, Robert (1983). “Teaching the Fourth R (Reasoning) through Chess,” School Mates, 1(1), 1983, p. 3.

Ferguson, Robert (1986). “Developing Critical and Creative Thinking through Chess,” report on ESEA Title IV-C project presented at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 11-12, 1986.

Ferguson, Robert (1988) “Development of Reasoning and Memory through Chess,” 1988.

Ferguson, Robert (1995). “Chess in Education Research Summary,” paper presented at the Chess in Education A Wise Move Conference at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.

Gaudreau, Louise (1992)“tude Comparative sur les Apprentissages en Mathématiques 5e Année,” a study comparing the Challenging Mathematics curriculum to traditional math. (The authors are Michel and Robert Lyons. The ISBN is 2-89114-472-4. This collection has been sold to La Chenelière & McGraw Hill in Montreal. You can reach them at (514) 273-7422. Ask for Michael Soltis.)

Linder,  Isaac (1990). “Chess, a Subject Taught at School,” Sputnik: Digest of the Soviet Press, June 1990, pp. 164-166.

Nurse, Donna (1995). “Chess & Math Add Up,” Teach, May/June 1995, p. 15, cites Yee Wang Fung’s research at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Tudela, Rafael (1984). “Learning to Think Project,” Commission for Chess in Schools, Annex pp. 1-2.

Tudela, Rafael (1984). “Intelligence and Chess.’

Vail, Kathleen (1995). “Check This, Mate: Chess Moves Kids,” The American School Board Journal, pp. 38-40.