Tsogo Sun Moves for Life chess program enlightens Ipolokeng Primary School scholars

The Tsogo Sun Moves for Life / MiniChess™ chess program was initiated at the Ipolokeng Primary School in Diepsloot, Gauteng in July 2013 with this specific projected being sponsored by the Tsogo Sun Monte Casino in Fourways.

2015-02-10 08.23.09As a result of the Tsogo Sun Moves for Life chess program being introduced to the Ipolokeng Primary School in Diepsloot the educators have noted a marked improvement attendance at school by pupils along with improved discipline amongst the scholars that have embraced the program.

2015-02-10 08.23.25It has also been noted that participants in the Tsogo Sun Moves for Life chess program at the Ipolokeng Primary School in Diepsloot have experienced a marked improvement of their ability to concentrate better within the school environment.

2015-02-10 08.23.59Further positive spin off’s is the fact that the pupils now apply their chess skills to plan and think ahead in their daily lives. Other positives are mental abilities used throughout life: concentration, critical thinking, abstract reasoning, problem solving, pattern recognition, planning, creativity, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation, to name a few.

2015-02-10 14.39.49Grade 3 pupils Temba Kwapong and Emely Chakenyane from Ipolokeng Primary School in Diepsloot, Gauteng here seen doing addition and multiplication

These pupils at the Ipolokeng Primary School in Diepsloot are tutored by Tsogo Sun Moves for Life Tutor Sebastian Mnguni

Tsogo Sun Moves for Life and MiniChess™ : making a difference in our children’s education

Nev Smith

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About Tsogo Sun Moves for Life

Education through Chess. A proven intervention to unlock the potential of SA's children. Moves for Life unlocks the cognitive potential of South African children by structured implementation of chess education where essential aspects of the game are actively linked with math, science and lifeskill concepts. Learning fundamental concepts are made fun and exciting for the child.
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