Checkmate! A game of chess anyone?

Hey guys!

I’ve recently gotten back into chess and man, do I stink! I used to be pretty good but now am just so bad! Hopefully, with some practice, I can get back to being a threat to normal chess players! I love the game and honestly don’t know why I quit. It may have been life getting in the way or maybe I lost my edge and decided to take a break? Who knows now, it’s been years since I played regularly but I am hoping to get back into it during some downtime. I think it does help me unwind and get my brain juices flowing. 

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For those of you who are curious or just want to try your hand at the game, you can go to and watch some informational videos and play against either a computer or someone else. You could do some chess puzzles and mini-games! It’s a wonderful resource for anyone who is a great chess player, someone who enjoys a fun game, or anyone interested in learning how to play! I have been watching the educational videos on the basics. I think I will get the hang of the game again eventually! 

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The biggest reason why I like the game so much is due to the strategy aspect. I am a lover of history and of course, that means ancient warfare! I also like logic puzzles and find that chess is a game where you can always learn! The game teaches you about yourself! Something that it is teaching me right now, is that I don’t pay attention to my surroundings well enough. That fact is the main reason why I keep losing. I don’t pay attention enough to what my opponent is doing! 

Either way, I am enjoying the game again and hope that you now have a good resource for learning a wonderful game that has been around for hundreds of years!

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As always, Be Strong and Courageous

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