Get on board with chess

An article in The Times today – here – explains why Lord Price, former chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, believes that children should start playing chess.

Meanwhile, yesterday’s Telegraph reports that ‘MPs call for chess to be redefined as a mindsport‘.   Perhaps this is a better line to follow than wanting chess to be declared a ‘sport’.   The lack of physical effort needed will always preclude it from becoming a ‘sport’.

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