Personality traits of Grandmasters

Most accomplished chess players would fall into the INTP or INTJ personality type.

INTP is the ‘Logician personality’ type. It is a rare personality types making up for 3 percent of the population. INTPs see more moves ahead on a chess board and are best at end-games.

INTJ is the ‘Architect personality’ type. It makes 2 percent of the population. INTJs prefer structure and game building and take an advantage position in the mid-game.

The Chess Personality Type

Magnus Carlsen is an INTP personality type. They love patterns, and spotting discrepancies between statements could almost be described as a hobby, making it a bad idea to lie to an INTP.

To read more about this personality type — visit https://www.16personalities.com/intp-personality .

Vishwanathan Anand is an INTJ personality type. People with the INTJ personality type are imaginative yet decisive, ambitious yet private, amazingly curious, but they do not squander their energy. With a natural thirst for knowledge that shows itself early in life, INTJs are often given the title of “bookworm” as children.

To read more about this personality type — visit https://www.16personalities.com/intj-personality .

Mastering Halfchess is simpler and more inclusive of all personality types. Playing chess for most non-serious chess players is much more fun on a smaller board. It is a great platform to use a mix of intuition and deep thinking in your chess game.

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