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.
As 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.
It 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.
Further 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.
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