Why the Time of Day Matters in Winning Chess Games!

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my policy on affiliate promotions. Why Chess is Mentally Taxing: Playing any sport, there will always be a time when you perform at your best and then your brain will hurt. Once your brain…

Chess & The Power of Focus

Before I start, I know it has been a while since I last posted anything. I do apologize for this. I have spending the majority of my time for the last couple of months creating my chess coaching course. Through it all, there were numerous…

Does Chess Control Your Anger Issues?

    The question of controlling your anger issues brings up a variety of solutions from different schools of thought. Speaking from childhood experience, I remember that I was taken to a psychiatrist and was prescribed…

Chess Psychology-Why Understanding it Matters

Chess Psychology is a very interesting subject. That is because the key to winning more games is to understand the psychology behind why the opponent thinks the way he/she thinks. The opponents way of thinking will determine whether he/she will…

How Chess Helps Quicken Decision Making!

Introduction: Many days, I am short on time and therefore, like to play chess games that are short on time for each side, about 5 minutes. My opinion is 5 minute chess games are actually more beneficial than I realized when I have to learn…

Chess Tournaments: Should You Participate?

What is a chess tournament? A chess tournament is one where you play against other chess players based on something called a rating. The more games you win, the higher your rating becomes. The governing body for chess tournaments in the US…

Mental Health Benefits of Chess

Introduction From the previous article, I discussed a general overview to the health benefits of chess. The health benefits of chess clearly makes the game a huge benefit for those who want to live a healthy lifestyle. I want to discuss in…

Health Benefits of Chess Overlooked

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Introduction: There are many health benefits of chess that are especially important for today's age when it seems that everyone is living life in the fast lane. From my own experience, they include being able to think very quickly in…