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Why Everyone Should Learn Chess

Five life lessons the game taught me

Photo by Hassan Pasha on Unsplash

I have been playing chess for as long as I can remember. When I was younger, my father signed me up for chess lessons in Queens, NY, where I was taught by Grandmaster Susan Polgar. I still own her book, A World Champion’s Guide to Chess, which she was kind enough to autograph for me.

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Sam Starkman

Sam Starkman

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Cybersecurity Engineer by day, gamer by night. In my free time I like to play chess, study body language, write code, and play a little too much poker.