Month: August 2021

Is Chess a Sport?

By Matthew Nedderman, Summer Youth Intern Is Chess a Sport? and how is it related? Chess players do not compete based on athletic ability, but elite chess players must be in superb physical form. Elite-level games frequently last 7, 8, or even 9 hours. If a player’s concentration wavers, the result is instant defeat. Anyone …

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10 Similarties Between Chess and Physical Sports

By Mike Deutsch, Founder of Hands on Hoops Skills 1)Competition 2)Anticipation 3)Resilience from adversity 4)Critical Thinking/Quick Analysis 5)Discipline 6)Build Muscle Memory Through Practice 7)Physical Fitness 8) Peak Mental Condition 9) Poise in Dealing with Pressure 10) Knowledge of When to Play Good Defense. Develop these skills in both chess and sports at our Chess and …

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