HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/
Wood chess set supplier, The House of Staunton, talks about mastering the art of chess, and why it's worth the time investment.
Chess is a rewarding and challenging game. Those who take the time to master the art of chess enjoy several benefits. Chess set manufacturer, The House of Staunton, explains why it takes a lifetime to learn the game and why players invest the time to master chess.
Chess is a Lifetime Investment
Learning the rules of chess is simple. In fact, it only takes a few minutes and a practice round or two for recreational players to learn how to play. Mastering the game, however, requires more time.
Anyone with a passion for chess will admit it took years before they felt they conquered the game. In fact, a lot of chess masters acknowledge that they're still mastering the game. And, there's a handful reasons why:
· The sheer number of moves to learn: Chess creates some interesting math problems. Each chess piece can make several moves. And, each time an opponent makes a move, there are additional possibilities and scenarios to consider. For example, in a series of ten moves, there's over 40,000 possibilities. Learning how to process these options efficiently takes time.
· It takes time to develop advanced skills and abilities: Mastering the art of chess requires players to develop superior skills and abilities. Developing these skills and abilities takes time and practice. For example, players need to learn how to anticipate and think strategically. These capabilities are developed and refined over years of play as players gain practice analyzing potential moves and evaluating scenarios.
· Intuition requires practice: Players who become masters possesses an uncanny intuition. Developing an innate feel for the game takes years of training. And honing this intuition is a lifelong process.
However, several benefits await those patient and passionate enough to master the art of chess. Chess increases creativity, improves memory, and prevents Alzheimer's. It also raises IQ, teaches planning and foresight, and bolsters concentration. And these are only some of the game's benefits! So, taking the time to master the game is worth it.
About The House of Staunton: The House of Staunton is an American locally owned and operated small business. For over 27 years, they have manufactured the world's finest chess equipment. They sell a wide variety of chess sets, chess boards, and chess boxes, and are the equipment provider for top chess tournaments worldwide. Their chess sets are featured in numerous movies and television shows as well as on book covers and in print ads!
Media Contact: Shawn P. Sullivan, The House of Staunton, Inc., 256.858.8070, firstname.lastname@example.org
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