Check Mate! North Charleston School Teaching Valuable Lessons in the Game of Life

January 16, 2019, 9:58 am EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) – The game of chess is much like the game of life and that has never been more evident than in this classroom at Burns Elementary School.

Peacock has worked in behavioral, drug and mental health institutions for children. In each of those institutions, he introduced the children to the game of chess. He found that chess helps struggling children calm down and focus.

Leyla Gulen joins Leon Peacock and his students to learn about this amazing program and how its benefits.