The beginners learned the values of the chessmen, for example a queen is worth nine pawns. Then the beginners played Exercise 7 “Queen versus Rook and Bishop.” from Read, Write, Checkmate: Enrich Literacy with Chess Activities.

Dr. Root tested the handful of intermediate and advanced students on their knowledge of en passant who had not been previously tested. While Dr. Root tested those students individually, the rest of the students played Battleship Chess, a drill from Children and Chess: A Guide for Educators.