For those who have never played chess, and want to learn how to move the pieces, to those who have already started playing in kids' chess tournaments, chess club is for you!! Beginners will follow The Steps Method of teaching chess which was developed in the Nethelands- more information here: http://www.stappenmethode.nl/en/
Playing the game of chess builds an infrastructure in your brain that primes you for problem-solving, forecasting, and strategic thinking, and it is so much fun! Participants need to bring a snack as they will get a 15 minute break to refuel their body and brain.
Elizabeth Lindsay teaches at OIS and has run a chess club at a primary school in the UK. She is a dedicated "chess mum", escorting her 7 year old son to chess tournaments up and down Norway every weekend, and sometimes playing alongside him. She would love to see more children from OIS playing.