Is chess good for the mind or does it lead to insanity?

ITISMYMOVE

Kiss+Embarassed=?

zembrianator

insanity is good for the mind

APawnCanDream

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.

bobbyDK

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.

johnmusacha

So what does that Josh W. guy do now?

Scottrf

Martial arts.

neo-metacrash

Insanity? You insane? Laughing

ITISMYMOVE

That would be telling!

Ironknight777

 "the king is stationary, the queen has all the power". 

linuxblue1

Mein Got

Mein Got

Are you a knight?

No, you are a bishop

sent to attack me at the busstop

coconut

coconut

coconut

neo-metacrash
linuxblue1 wrote:

Mein Got

Mein Got

Are you a knight?

No, you are a bishop

sent to attack me at the busstop

coconut

coconut

coconut

wut...

johnmusacha

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?

Changu

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.

VanillaKnightPOC

Don't be silly everyone knows helicopters are immune from mental illness.

Changu

How do you mean vanilla ice.

johnmusacha

Ohh Vanilla Ice!  Love it!

netzach

Think your okay as long as don't start going to the shops dressed as a bishop or knight.

ivandh
zembrianator wrote:

insanity is good for the mind

+1

ivandh
netzach wrote:

Think your okay as long as don't start going to the shops dressed as a knight.

eddysallin

(Insanity) U do an action over and over expecting a different result ! Hmmmm....sounds like chess too me!