" The chessboard is the world,
The pieces are the phenomena of the universe,
The game are what we call the laws of nature,
And the player on the other side is hidden from us "
~ Thomas Huxley ~
CHESS is a recreational and competitive board game played on a square chequered chessboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight square between two players who each control sixteen pieces.
Chess is mysterious as is life, everyone has their own ideas. Every move you make can either bring you an advantage or a disadvantage. Even acting upon your wisest/planned decision can bring a negative outcome. Pieces must keep moving. Wins and losses are a part of life. Sacrifices must be made at some point. Expect the unexpected. When making a decision that wasn't well thought out and have lost something because of it, well it teaches to think twice next time, to be more vigilant. Mistakes are part of our fates. In this fate of ours, our life, our game doesn't end til' the king is trapped/ we die. Keep playing. As you lose you ironically get better, once you begin winning and continue to do so, you will keep yourself better. But even when losses come regardless your best position in the game or life, you accept them as the human you are. That increases your rating in life in many delightful ways!
The benefits of Chess :
> Chess develops memory.
The chess theory is complicated and many players memorize different opening variations.
> Chess improves concentration.
Focused on only one main goal to become the victor.
> Chess develops logical thinking.
> Chess promotes imagination and creativity.
It encourages you to be inventive. There are an indefinite amount of beautiful combinations yet to be constructed.
> Chess teaches independence.
You are forced to make important decisions.
> Chess develops the capability to predict and fore see consequences of actions.
> Chess inspires self-motivation.
It encourages the search of the best move, and the most beautiful continuation out of the endless possibilities.
> Chess shows that success rewards hard work.
> Chess develops the scientific way of thinking.
> Chess gives you a perfect example and opportunity to know how to find, organize and use boundless amounts of information.
> Chess is a test of patience, nerves, will power and concentration.
> Chess improves schoolwork and grades.
Numerous studies have proven that kids obtain a higher reading level, maths level and greater learning ability overall as a result of playing chess.
> Chess is fun.
" Every chess master was once a beginner .....keep struggling & Have Fun ! "
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