DARIEN, Conn. This year, in addition to reading, writing and math, Ox Ridge students like Jack Briggs and Cosmo Amatruda will get to learn the fundamentals of chess. The National Educational Chess Association has started its chess clubs at Ox Ridge, open to students in first through fifth grade. Players of all levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced and tournament players. Chess Association head Alex Eydelman will instruct students on rules and strategies, and then let them play one another one on one. Cl ick here to vote for Ox Ridge to win $10,000 in our Better Schools Bonanza.
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