Damen Fletcher teaches kindergarteners the power of the Queen.
Train of Thought is an enrichment program that teaches children the rules, discipline, strategy and etiquette of chess. The program aims to improve academic performance and instill a better attitude toward learning by bringing the academic and social benefits of chess to the classroom.
Train of Thought is one of very few formal programs that attempt to use chess instruction as a means to develop positive values and provide children with a growth-enhancing, and academically enriching experience. Train of Thought provides chess instruction for more than 1800 children at more than 30 schools and youth programs in the greater Los Angeles area.