- You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Walt Disney
Learn to Play Chess
Not for nothing is chess known as "the game of kings." No doubt the rulers of empires and kingdoms saw in the game fitting practice for the strategizing and forecasting they themselves were required to do when dealing with other monarchs and challengers. As we learn more about the brain, some are beginning to push for chess to be reintroduced as a tool in the public's education.
With benefits like these, they have a strong case.
- It can raise your IQ
- It exercises both sides of the brain
- It increases your creativity
- It improves your memory
- It increases problem-solving skills