Just saw it blogged somewhere else and I thought I would repost it- there are many parallels between making decisions in chess and in daily life, and there are plenty of them, as you can see here!

Ideas Out There


1. In chess, every move has a purpose. Life obviously cannot be lived with this much unceasing calculation, nor should we want to live it that way, but there are times when we must align our actions with a predetermined strategy, instead of bumbling through it.


2. Play for the advantage. If you already have it, maintain it. If you don’t have it, seize it.


3. Everyone’s playing. Sometimes it’s a friendly, often it is more serious. The problem is that not everyone knows they’re playing – even after they have made a move.


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