Why Chess Triumphs Over Excessive Video Game Screen Time

In an era dominated by digital screens and virtual realities, the timeless game of chess stands as a beacon of intellectual prowess and strategic depth. While video games offer entertainment and engagement, the benefits of chess extend far beyond mere recreation. Here, we delve into why chess triumphs over excessive video game screen time, highlighting […]

My Chess Adventure: Challenges, Lessons, and Rewards

Hello, my name is Praveen Sagar and I’m an Arena Grand Master and a Chess Coach / Partner at Mind Mentorz Chess Academy. I’m also a very passionate chess player. I recently participated in the Bangalore International Grandmaster Chess Tournament 2024, where I secured the 23rd position and the Karnataka Best Player award. It was […]

How to Get a FIDE Rating (Step-by-Step)

How to Register: Here are step-by-step instructions on how to register for a FIDE ID: Visit the FIDE Website: Go to the official FIDE website at www.fide.com. Navigate to Registration Section: Look for the “Registration” or “Join FIDE” section on the website’s homepage. This section typically provides information on how to become a FIDE member. […]

The Advantages of Learning Chess Online Over Traditional Classroom Settings

The Advantages of Learning Chess Online Over Traditional Classroom Settings Introduction: Chess, often hailed as the “game of kings,” has captivated minds for centuries with its strategic depth and intellectual challenges. In recent years, the shift towards online learning has revolutionized various educational domains, and chess education is no exception. This article explores the benefits […]

What does Summer Camp mean to your children?

The transition of the seasons are always beautiful. It’s divine to see so many colours after the cold winter months. Summers are extreme in a tropical country like India, but it is so much more than just heat and sweat, summers bring everything alive from hibernation. Now that school’s over, children are either eager to […]

Breaking the Cycle of Rote Learning: Home Schooling Revolutionising Education in India

Breaking the Cycle of Rote Learning: Home Schooling Revolutionising Education in India Dr. Russell Barkley, a leading expert in psychiatry, has often emphasised the importance of parents being “shepherds” to their children regarding education. In his opinion, children are born with more than 400 traits, and attempting to shape their personality or IQ is not […]

What is Rote Learning and how to overcome it?

Meaning of Rote Learning :Remembering information by repetition without necessarily understanding the meaning of the information. Steps to Overcome Autonomy Trust students to beresponsible for theirown learning ChessKid.com Gold subscription is for self learners of scholastic chess Interaction Student-Teacher socialinteraction encouraged Opportunity for cognitiveconflict & cooperation Online Chess classes by Mind Mentorz promotes Peer-to-Peer & […]

Moulding the Chess Prodigies and what it takes to be one

Excerpts from Uzbek chess team coach Captain Ivan Sokolov’s Interview with Chess.com In the recent Chess Olympiad 2022, the tiny terrain of Uzbekistan walked away with the overall gold, hushing off the more formidable teams including the ones from India. At the event hosted by the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, the Uzbek men’s chess […]

Why Chess is the Perfect Game to Teach Your Kids the Art of Persuasion

Have you ever had to convince your boss to give you a raise? Or, had to talk your way out of a speeding ticket? If so, then you know first-hand the power of persuasion. The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill that everyone could do with, and chess is the perfect game to […]

A Good Chess Cheater Might Never be Caught

  Several experienced chess players rely on their instincts when playing the game. With time, the narrative has changed as AI-enabled systems have transformed the face of the game. The disparity between human intelligence and the computer brain has made the ancient sport all the more intense. Let’s talk about an incident that elucidates the […]