The popularity of chess has risen among junior ranks in the past decade, with a growing number of Victorian schools including the game in their curriculum. Many hire professional coaches to take classes during school hours, and run clubs at lunchtimes and after school.From The Age.
A decade ago there were only a couple of businesses making a dollar from chess coaching. David Cordover, founder of market leader Chess Kids and former national junior chess champion, says there are now 13 businesses in Victoria alone.
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Chess Popularity Rising in Victoria
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