Lessons of chess

The art of chess is exercise for your brain. There are many valuable lessons:

  • Always take an opportunity; you may not get a second chance.
  • Think one step ahead. 
  • Pay close attention to detail. 
  • Never underestimate the power of combinations.
  • Formulate a plan and adjust as needed.
  • Sometimes sacrifice is necessary. 
  • Take your time and the outcome will be in your favor.
  • Develop pattern recognition.
  • Learn to foresee and prevent potential problems.
  • Triple check your work.
  • Timing is everything.