Why is the game of Chess not part of the United States required curriculum? Around thirty nations throughout the globe make chess a part of the learning experience. Countries such as China, Canada, and Russia believe what most research has already proven. Test scores improve over 17 percent for students who become regularly engaged in chess. Can something so simple be the answer? We believe the answer is YES! We have seen children change over night just by the introduction of chess, and research is available to back our very own findings!