Learn From Chess

We should be careful of our actions in life, just as a person playing chess thinks carefully before making any move. Always weigh what you are planning, to see if you might later regret your move. In a game of chess, which has no major ramifications in a person's life whether he wins or loses, each player takes much time to think of every alternative and weigh its consequences. All the more so in daily behavior, always think before speaking or taking action. We have much more to gain or lose and should at least be as patient as when playing chess. (taken from

Chess wisdom taken from Chessmaster 9000:

1. Open the game with a center pawn
2. Develop your Knights before your Bishops
3. Don't move your Queen too soon in the opening
4. Castle early in order to protect your King
5. Develop your Rooks to central or open files
6. Look to develop an attack after you have fully mobilized your pieces
7. Capture towards the center
8. If you violate the above, your opponent will swiftly deal with you
You aim to control the center, mobilize, and then, with coordinated motion, you go for the thrust and win