Advisor: Mr. Peter James Morales
The Midtown Academy chess program partners with Baltimore Kids Chess League in order to provide afterschool chess lessons and team play. The Chess Club currently meets every Wednesday from 3:45pm- 5pm. The club consist of 15 student of all levels of play. Throughout the year our club members will have the opportunity to participate in 10 Baltimore Kids Chess League Tournaments. We promote good sportsmanship and positive attitudes.
Chess develops general intelligence, self-control, analytic skill, and increased ability to concentrate (Stuart Margulies, ``The Effect of Chess on Reading Scores: District Nine Chess Program Second Year Report,'' 1992).