The Royal Game
Chess, one of the oldest and most popular board games, played by two opponents on a checkered board with specially designed pieces of contrasting colours, commonly white and black. White moves first, after which the players alternate turns in accordance with fixed rules, each player attempting to force the opponent’s principal piece, the King, into checkmate—a position where it is unable to avoid capture.
Source: Britannica Encyclopedia
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Why is it important for writers to Play Chess regularly?
Being a writer, it is imperative that you work with new strategies in your genre. New strategies won't come easy unless you keep your brain actively pursue new challenges. Writers go out and play to remain physically active. What about mental activity? Only reading will give you new ideas, but to sharpen your thinking skills, you need to put your brain to work. What better than a game of Chess!
Russians play chess in their leisure time. And today every country is embracing it like never before. Let us catch pace with them and start playing today.
"Never be afraid to lose a game of chess. There is something you always learn. A lost game of chess is better than sitting idle or wasting time on social media." - Noel Lorenz