There are very few who would not agree that chess is a great game for keeping the mind sharp. It is well suited to the young and old alike – some research suggests playing chess can help protect against cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Likewise, it helps the developing brain in pattern recognition, analytical processing, and even patience.
While chess has always been a popular activity in high school, middle school, and even elementary school, we have noticed an uptick in the past several years. One potential reason might be due to tightened budgets for schools nationwide. While arts, music, …
Chess Store Video Tour – Chess USA
It’s been a hectic few days here at the chess store, but despite the storm the show must go on, and with that in mind I wanted to keep up with our chess blog.
Sometimes when you are purchasing on the internet, you do not know who you’re buying from – and with this day and age of more and more warehouse only or drop ship based internet outlets, I thought it would be nice for everyone to see who we are and where the chess set you purchased came …
One of the things I would like to do with the Chess USA blog is to be able to spread the word about great chess news, and new things in chess. While sometimes I like to be prepared, something just sneaks up on you and you want to immediately let the world know.
With that in mind, I wanted to briefly post about the movie Brooklyn Castle, which is premiering in limited release today.
Last night, a story about the movie came up on my fiancé’s news feed and I’m glad she showed me the article. I wanted to try …