07 January 2007

Chess Isn't Just for Children

I often say, 'Chess isn't just for children'...

Jennifer Shahade, Author, Chess Bitch, U.S. Women's Chess Champion 2002, 2004

'Chess can learn a lot from poker. First, chess media and sponsors should emphasize its glamorous aspects: worldwide traveling, parties, and escape from real world responsibilities.'

...Parties? Escape from real world responsibilities? Maybe it is for children after all.

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