Children develop chess players more intelligence and do better in school, especially in math and reading comprehension. The common practice of chess slows brain aging, and may delay or prevent Alzheimer's. Women play generally worse than men, and no one knows why.
The best computer needed 50 years to get a machine-level jugase world champion; however, we are still far from a computer that plays perfectly (as in checkers, backgammon and many others) because the number of different items that can occur is higher than atoms in the known universe.
How do you think chess players? What parts of the brain used more than others? The world record for blind simultaneous games (memorizing the position of the pieces on each board for more than 24 hours) is 52, which borders on the superhuman. What kind of doping increases the performance of a chess player?
They never had explained all these exciting issues in a book. In Chess and Science, mixed passions, Leontxo Garcia turns his deep knowledge of chess relations with science, accumulated over 40 years; them ten thirty as a player and as a journalist and lecturer.
An interesting approach to the benefits that our brain has chess: chess stimulates brain activity of children and helps prevent aging in the elderly.
Olasagasti Leontxo García (Irun, Guipúzcoa, February 12, 1956) is Master and FIDE has lavished more like journalist specialized in Chess. The author is one of the great popularizers of chess in Spanish language.
- Editorial Critica - Drakontos
- Autor García Olasagasti, Leontxo
- Format 15,5 x 23 cm.
- Pages 268
- Edition 4ª 05 / 2013
- Language Spanish
- ISBN 978-84-9892-552-4
- EAN-13 9788498925524
- Year of publication 2013