18664 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
insanity is good for the mind
The only studies I've heard seem to suggest that Chess, like crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, Scramble, ect, all benefit the mind from young to old. Insanity isn't embeded into any game, the personality that plays the game might be likely to become obessive about things and a particular game but it isn't related to a game like Chess.
I think too much studying chess will turn you insane. I think it was the reason Waitzkin stopped chess. he did not want to become Bobby Fischer, again. because he knew Bobby was crazy.
So what does that Josh W. guy do now?
Insanity? You insane?
That would be telling!
"the king is stationary, the queen has all the power".
Are you a knight?
No, you are a bishop
sent to attack me at the busstop
So is Josh W. (sorry I don't know his last name proficiently) any good at martial arts? Or is he "training to be a cage fighter" like Napoleon Dynamite's older brother?
John..josh is okay-ish in his martial arts,but to me he was a natural chess,so young,so talented,so quick.you should download his movie.i think chess does appear to make others insane more than other sports but i also think this ultimately lies with ones personality,approach to the game.you need a healthy personality and approach..and a well balanced social,mental,physical and spiritual life.you should be ok.musacha still waiting on that great idea..your thoughts.
Don't be silly everyone knows helicopters are immune from mental illness.
How do you mean vanilla ice.
Ohh Vanilla Ice! Love it!
Think your okay as long as don't start going to the shops dressed as a bishop or knight.
Think your okay as long as don't start going to the shops dressed as a knight.
(Insanity) U do an action over and over expecting a different result ! Hmmmm....sounds like chess too me!
how to become a fide master in chess.com
by Dodger111 a few minutes ago
Ashley's Million-dollar chess tourney - but bring your own clocks
by siddyg 4 minutes ago
I miss AndyClifton
by Iluvsmetuna 4 minutes ago
12/27/2014 - Levenfish-Ryumin, Moscow 1936
by Funkdoctorsp0ck 11 minutes ago
by Newkidonadonkey 12 minutes ago
IM Greg Shahade on Studying Openings
by Ed_Seedhouse 13 minutes ago
Tracking while being Blocked
by 913Glorax12 15 minutes ago
Why does white put the rook on b1.
by wingover 18 minutes ago
Alekhine's Defense: Scandinavian Variation
by pfren 21 minutes ago
French vs. The Sicilian
by AlexandraThessa 21 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!