Why Chess?

Chess, since its origin has been liked by the brainy. It is not only for idle amusement but also several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, can be acquired and strengthened by it. By playing chess we may develop:

  • Foresight, which looks a little into futurity, and considers the consequences that may attend an action
  • Circumspection, which surveys the whole Chess-board, or scene of action, a useful bird’s eye view helpful in analyzing situations
  • Caution, not to make our moves too hastily
  • Concentration, maintaining focus throughout the game
  • Problem solving capability, with logical reasoning
  • Adaptability, improves through various game formats

All these aspects are much needed and well rewarded for in one’s personality in today’s highly competitive world of intellectuals.

Also, there are opportunities available in abundance in India for professional chess players. One can shine as a professional chess player and have a great career.