Fans of the ancient game — or people who research it — say that chess’ brainy benefits include higher reading and math test scores for children. Organizers of the D.C.-based U.S. Chess Center, the group that hosted Ashley, hosts tournaments and youth activities with that philosophy in mind.
• Washington, D.C. Chess Meetup: 6:30 p.m. Monday
1350 Connecticut Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20036
4322 Sheriff Road Northeast
Washington, D.C. 20019
4701 Arlington Blvd.
Arlington, Va. 22203
• Dupont Circle chess boards:
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