Playing Chess

Skills you build with this activity:

1. Problem solving – Chess requires players to analyse the board and make strategic moves to outmanoeuvre their opponent.

2. Creativity – In order to win a game of chess, players must think outside the box and come up with unique strategies to outsmart their opponent.

3. Leadership – Playing chess can help develop leadership skills as players learn to make decisions and take charge of the game.

4. Teamwork – Chess can also be played in teams, which can help players develop teamwork skills as they work together to achieve a common goal.

5. Listening – In order to be successful at chess, players must listen to their opponent’s moves and anticipate their next move.


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