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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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The Case for Chess as Art in the Age of The Queen’s Gambit

By Rachel S. Kovacs, Professor, Arts Reviewer, Author, and Presenter at City University of New York Have no illusions. I know next to nothing about chess. I’ve occasionally watched a game, and relished how calmly its players, oblivious to other stimuli around them, contemplate their moves and graciously accept their faux pas. Recently, my know-nothingness …

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