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Ho Math and Chess filed patent applications both in US and Canada
Mar 15, 2007 --

Ho Math and Chess filed patent applications both in US and Canada

News Release March 15, 2007

Vancouver, Canada

Mr. Frank Ho, the founder of Ho Math and Chess, is very pleased to announce the unique Ho Math and Chess teaching method using chess as a teaching tool has been filed as a patent applications in both US and Canada.


The patent applications will further strengthen and protect the intellectual property of Ho Math and Chess copyright protected math and chess integrated workbooks.
Employing a teaching philosophy and vision with chess as a teaching tool, Ho Math and Chess gets children interested in learning math. How are chess and math related? Ho Math and Chess has been embarking on this intriguing quest since 1995 and as a result, created integrated world's first commercially available math and chess workbooks. The most surprising finding was that some math concepts used in playing chess are not taught during the first few years of schooling (Visit for free articles: Comparing BC math curriculum and chess for details).

Ho Math and Chess is the pioneer and world leader in integrating math and chess teaching, with in-depth research and worldwide franchisees to serve you. 

Its unique teaching method integrates math and chess in such a way that students learn to visualize and analyze integrated math and chess problems. The analyzed information is then converted into meaningful numerical values.

These integrated workbooks have been tested and proven to improve visualization, spatial relationships and critical thinking skills, in addition to fundamental computational skills. Published research papers written by Frank Ho can be found at

The Ho Math and Chess program is approved by the USA Illinois state of Education Board as a Supplemental Education Program.