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James Bennett

Member Since: 19th July 2012
No of Articles: 4
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08th November 2012

Improve Your Brain Simply by Playing Chess

Keeping your body fit is easy enough to do if you have the motivation, book some sessions at the local gym, hire a personal trainer, or get your running shoes on and pound the streets. However, there is another part of us that also needs training and exer...

07th November 2012

Are Chess Players a Particular Type?

Is there a particular type of person that is attracted to the game of chess? Ask around and the most common answer you'll receive is that they tend to be intellectuals, serious, studious, and maybe even boring! Well, we dispute that - the stereotypical im...

01st November 2012

What is the Appeal of Chess?

What is it about chess that people seem to like so much? How exciting can it be, sitting opposite an opponent moving various shaped pieces around a board? Well, there are hundreds of millions of players all over the world, making it one of the most popula...

31st October 2012

Chess Sets and Where to Buy Them

Finding decent quality chess sets isn't as easy as you might think it should be, particularly if you are out shopping in the high street. A specialist store is hard to find - there might be one in a busy city centre but otherwise most high street special...