Chess flexes some of our best mental muscles. We can draw many similarities, and differences, between the game of chess and the game of basketball.
Though it requires a different set of skills, many of the life lessons are the same. We encourage participants of all ages to play with those community members who are more skilled than they, in the hopes of improving their skills and developing their critical thinking skills.
This is where the phrase "Think about the move before you make it!" comes from.