Sunday, March 6, 2011

How to improve our calculation/visualisation skill

A surprising suggestion by GM Soltis, taken from page 141 of his book "Studying Chess made easy":
"Play Checkers. This is serious. Playing checkers is good visualisation practice. Because this game relies much more on calculation than chess does. This was endorsed by Kotov,who said playing checkers helped him become a good calculator "
International draughts Wikipedia's link 
Download Checkers-Draughts-Game 

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