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Chess is one of the most ancient game in the strategy league. Without delving further into the mind-numbing details and arguments of where it started and who the pop stars in it are, let’s dive into why one should consider playing it. We do know it does not give us abs, skin complexion or biceps.


1.Chess increases growth of dendrites

What the hell are dendrites? Great question if you don’t already know. Dendrites are neural receptors and emitters of signals between your neural cells and prefrontal cortex in the brain. With an increased number of dendrites within your brain, neural communication within the brain is rapid. Which automatically implies enhanced and efficient functioning of the brain. …

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