Toronto, Canada (PressExposure) September 22, 2009 -- IchessU Ltd. is an international chess university that specializes in long-term online chess education by using proven educational processes and has a web presence, namely, http://www.IchessU.com/. The company is located in Toronto, Canada and provides online chess lessons through real teachers and grandmasters & is a regular online internet chess-playing club. IchessU is a multilingual international online chess university where people irrespective of their age and region, can learn chess online [http://www.ichessu.com/Download.aspx?subPage=DownloadClient]. IchessU is the only online chess school where people can take full interactive live chess courses. They provide many services for chess lovers such as free chess gaming zone with real audio and video.
IchessU has launched a new program to help students with ADHD, ADD and other behavioral problems to help them improve their thinking skills through the study of chess [http://www.ichessu.com/Main.aspx?subPage=ADHDPrograms]. The study of chess will help the child to use his mind in an efficient manner that enhances their thinking skills. This program will be effective in teaching patience and concentration to students with short attention spans and those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. IchessU says that their experience in working with ADHD kids and teaching such kids chess makes them believe that there is a similarity between strong attributes among chess players and the same attributes that are defined as weak among children diagnosed with ADHD. Chess for kids [http://www.ichessu.com/Main.aspx?subPage=ADHDPrograms] would be a valuable tool for teaching creative thinking, math, reading skills -- and patience.
Chess is a game characterized as a "brain using" game. Playing this game makes the child use the following skills:
- Attention - Long distance planning thinking - Memory - Ability to resist external provocations - Global and General vision of what is occurring around the child - Patience - Forecasting of future steps
IchessU is also developing a new tool that will help people with any cognitive problem. The tool performs a diagnosis and after encountering the problems, it builds a private course of chess to counter these problems. During the chess course a person learns chess and at the same time receives a direct feedback from the smart engine which supports the person at every stage. In this way, the user is able to study chess [http://www.ichessu.com/Main.aspx?subPage=ADHDPrograms] and at the same time is able to play against the chess engine and compete against people from all around the world.