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Chess Playing Athletes – The Household Names That Will Surprise You

Chess Playing Athletes – The Household Names That Will Surprise You

There are over 600 million people around the world who enjoy the beautiful game that we know as Chess. They come from all walks of life, all socio-economic classes and all age groups. There are lots of myths surrounding chess . One that still persists is that people who play chess are geeky and boring.Read more about Chess Playing Athletes – The Household Names That Will Surprise You[…]

Find Chess Boring? Maybe You’re Just Playing the Wrong Kind

Find Chess Boring? Maybe You’re Just Playing the Wrong Kind

For many players, the wildest chess variant they will ever try is speed chess. Some amateur-but-serious players actually wear ties to matches, presumably for some good reason. Almost the whole of this crowd would argue that the rules of chess, which have hardly changed at all since about the year 1800, define the only kindRead more about Find Chess Boring? Maybe You’re Just Playing the Wrong Kind[…]

Chess, Logical Reasoning a Good Start for the Younger Generation

Chess, Logical Reasoning a Good Start for the Younger Generation

The world is growing ever more confusing to those who don’t understand the principles on which it runs, and these days there’s usually a computer involved somehow. If you doubt this, just take a look at The Smart Future and their selection of door locks. Or any of their products actually, it looks as ifRead more about Chess, Logical Reasoning a Good Start for the Younger Generation[…]

The Strategy and Psychology of Chess Compared to Other Games

The Strategy and Psychology of Chess Compared to Other Games

Interestingly, the history of sport psychology as an organized discipline dates all the way back to the 1920’s, meaning that both Freud and Jung were still active at the time. What may surprise even more people is that the “psychology” part extends well beyond things like motivation and dealing with anxiety. Even from the beginning,Read more about The Strategy and Psychology of Chess Compared to Other Games[…]

Getting Started at Chess – Advice, Tips, and Strategies for Beginners

Getting Started at Chess – Advice, Tips, and Strategies for Beginners

Anyone who wants to master the game of chess has to have outstanding strategic, problem-solving, and forecasting skills. For beginners, thinking two moves ahead might not come effortlessly at first, but with constant practice and hard work, these traits can be improved. The following are tips on how you can work on your abilities toRead more about Getting Started at Chess – Advice, Tips, and Strategies for Beginners[…]

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