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Through interactive and engaging online coaching, Chess4Life helps students improve their chess ranking and learn valuable life lessons through the game of chess!

The Power of Inquiry

Elliott and Carol Ann Caronia have both spent countless hours educating children and teaching others how to educate them well.

The Power of Inquiry

Unlocking Success

Parents: If you want to take a bigger role in your child's education, Carol Ann Caronia's book Strategic Moves: Mind-Building ...

Unlocking Success

From Chess Class To World

Carol Ann Caronia has seen many kids go on to pursue higher education after years of chess lessons with her. It's fascinating to ...

From Chess Class To World

How To Not Create Ceilings For Children

In a recent podcast interview, Elliott sits down with Carol Ann Caronia, author of Strategic Moves: Mind-building Chess Exercises ...

How To Not Create Ceilings For Children

SD State Chess Tournament

We recently hosted the South Dakota State Chess Tournament in Sioux Falls. This event broke a 20-year-old attendance record in ...

SD State Chess Tournament

Don't Tell Kids The Answers

Elliott and Carol Ann Caronia have both spent countless hours educating children and teaching others how to educate them well.

Don't Tell Kids The Answers

Building Strategic Moves In Chess & Life

In this interview, Elliott speaks with Carol Ann Caronia, author of Strategic Moves: Mind-Building Chess Exercises for Kids.

Building Strategic Moves In Chess & Life

Robotics Camp At Chess4Life

We recently held one of our popular Robotics Camps at our Bellevue location. During this camp, kids used LEGO MindStorm kits ...

Robotics Camp At Chess4Life

The 3 C's Strategy Part 2

This is part 2 to our Three C's Strategy, and Elliott highlights one of the most important lessons that we teach at Chess4Life.

The 3 C's Strategy Part 2

The 3 Cs Chess Strategy

Elliott Neff, National Master and USCF Level V Coach, shares a chess strategy that you can use to win your next match. 1. Center ...

The 3 Cs Chess Strategy

Chess Lessons and Planning Skills

Playing chess is a great way for kids to learn how to make good decisions because the entire game is based on anticipating ...

Chess Lessons and Planning Skills

Which Kids Are Most Impacted By Chess Lessons?

In an insightful conversation between Lior Caspi and Elliott, they discuss whether one can make a bigger impact on gifted ...

Which Kids Are Most Impacted By Chess Lessons?

Chess Promotes Planning Skills In Children

Coach Elliott recently recorded a podcast with Lior Caspi where they shared their chess experiences, specifically how chess can ...

Chess Promotes Planning Skills In Children

Kings Game Pt. 2

In part 2 of this fun king game, Elliott shows how you can scale as your child improves at chess. It's a great way to continue playing ...

Kings Game Pt. 2

How To Play The Kings Game Pt. 1

If you're looking for a fun way to teach your child how to play chess without just letting them win, this game is perfect for that! In part ...

How To Play The Kings Game Pt. 1

Building Social Skill At Chess Tournaments

Even though chess is not a team sport, there are still many ways that the game helps build relationships, establishes close bonds ...

Building Social Skill At Chess Tournaments

students entering at SD Scholastic Chess Champs

Take your next step: ♟️ Download the FREE Rules of Chess Guide: https://chess4life.com/rules-of-chess... Find a Class: ...

students entering at SD Scholastic Chess Champs

Bughouse Chess SDCA

Take your next step: ♟️ Download the FREE Rules of Chess Guide: https://chess4life.com/rules-of-chess... Find a Class: ...

Bughouse Chess SDCA

A Pawn Game For Beginners

Check out this fun chess game between Raphael, owner of Chess House and Elliott, owner of Chess4Life. This Pawn Game is ...

A Pawn Game For Beginners

NFL Passport To Chess

We had a great time teaching kids how to play chess in person at our South Florida Passport to Chess event! We teamed up with ...

NFL Passport To Chess

What Are Quad Tournaments?

The main difference between a Quad Tournament and other rated tournaments is how we pair players together in groups of 4 ...

What Are Quad Tournaments?

Why Is It Important For Kids To Learn Chess

National Master, Elliott Neff, shares what he's seen in childhood development that can be attributed to the game of chess. Take ...

Why Is It Important For Kids To Learn Chess

Premium Chess Classes

Take your next step: ♟️ Download the FREE Rules of Chess Guide: https://chess4life.com/rules-of-chess... Find a Class: ...

Premium Chess Classes

Using Your Bishop Effectively In Chess #chess #chessplayer #playingchess

Using Your Bishop Effectively In Chess #chess #chessplayer #playingchess

Scandinavian Chess Opening That Led To A Quick Win #chessplayer #chess #chessgame

Kyle Haining shares a chess game he lost that began with the Scandinavian opening. A few takeaways from this game include ...

Scandinavian Chess Opening That Led To A Quick Win #chessplayer #chess #chessgame

What Software Coding Has In Common With Chess

What Software Coding Has In Common With Chess

Developing Life Skills Through The Game of Chess #lifeskills #personaldevelopment #chessplayer

Developing Life Skills Through The Game of Chess #lifeskills #personaldevelopment #chessplayer

One of The Many Benefits of Chess #playingchess #chessplayer

One of The Many Benefits of Chess #playingchess  #chessplayer

Changing Our Perspective on Obstacles in Life

Changing Our Perspective on Obstacles in Life

Creating The First Minor Degree in Chess and Why It's Not About Winning With Jonathon Singler

Jonathan Singler recently completed his doctorate and created the first minor degree in chess in the United States at Webster ...

Creating The First Minor Degree in Chess and Why It's Not About Winning With Jonathon Singler

How To Tap Into Your Child's Potential #selfgrowth #selfdevelopment

How To Tap Into Your Child's Potential #selfgrowth #selfdevelopment

How Early Can Kids Start In Chess? - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

How early can kids start learning chess? We've all heard about the grandmaster players and the complexity of chess, but in this ...

How Early Can Kids Start In Chess? - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

The Skills You Need In Today's Quickly Changing World #lifelessons #selfgrowth #selfdevelopment

The Skills You Need In Today's Quickly Changing World #lifelessons  #selfgrowth #selfdevelopment

Chess Helped Her Solve Problems In Life #chess #lifelessons

Chess Helped Her Solve Problems In Life  #chess #lifelessons

Helping Parents See The Potential In Their Kids And Building Executive Skills

Helping Parents See The Potential In Their Kids And Building Executive Skills

Playing Blitz Chess Game - They Misplaced Their Rook

Playing Blitz Chess Game - They Misplaced Their Rook

Chess Tips From National Master During Blitz chess Game (+2000 rated Players)

National Master Elliott Neff plays a blitz chess game and gives a helpful live commentary on his moves. After the game is finished, ...

Chess Tips From National Master During Blitz chess Game (+2000 rated Players)

Why Some People Struggle To Set Goals And Achieve Them With Dr. Peg Dawson

Dr. Peg Dawson worked as a school psychologist for 16 years and shares her insight in the importance of setting goals and how ...

Why Some People Struggle To Set Goals And Achieve Them With Dr. Peg Dawson

What Teenagers Need To Succeed In Their Goal Setting #lifelessons #selfimprovement #selfgrowth

What Teenagers Need To Succeed In Their Goal Setting #lifelessons #selfimprovement #selfgrowth

The Skills You Need To Be Successful #lifelessons #selfdevelopment

The Skills You Need To Be Successful #lifelessons #selfdevelopment

Building Executive Function Skills in Kids With Dr. Peg Dawson - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

Executive function skills are the skills you need to get things done. Because they're essential for success, how do we help foster ...

Building Executive Function Skills in Kids With Dr. Peg Dawson - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

Two Key Life Lessons From a NY Times Bestselling Author #lifelessons #selfimprovement

Two Key Life Lessons From a NY Times Bestselling Author #lifelessons #selfimprovement

How To Overcome Rejection With New York Times Bestselling Author

How To Overcome Rejection With New York Times Bestselling Author

Do This When The Unexpected Happens And You're Overwhelmed #selfimprovement

Do This When The Unexpected Happens And You're Overwhelmed #selfimprovement

How To Face The Unexpected In Life With A Growth Mindset

Unexpected events will come up in life, but how we deal with them will define the impact they have on our lives. Having a growth ...

How To Face The Unexpected In Life With A Growth Mindset

How To Fail Forward And Overcome Challenges With Robert Dugoni - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

On this episode, we talk with Robert Dugoni, a New York Times Bestselling Author, on failing forward, overcoming challenges, ...

How To Fail Forward And Overcome Challenges With Robert Dugoni - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

Key To Success And Being A Highly Effective Person #shorts

Key To Success And Being A Highly Effective Person #shorts

How Chess Empowers You With Strategic Thinking With Katerina Rohonyan - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

Katerina Rohonyan is a skilled chess player that was born and raised in Ukraine who moved to the US on a chess scholarship.

How Chess Empowers You With Strategic Thinking With Katerina Rohonyan - Chess4Life Spotlight Podcast

The Mindset To Achieving Anything #shorts

The Mindset To Achieving Anything #shorts

How Kids Are Learning Real World Skills Through Chess #shorts

How Kids Are Learning Real World Skills Through Chess #shorts

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