Before you write off the long-standing game, consider that chess can improve your concentration, memory, problem solving skills, and even your scores on an IQ test.
Master the game without struggle. Learn fundamental elements of the game, how to open, how to control space, and how to attack with two pieces simultaneously.
Learn more about the benefits of chess:
Journal of Experimental Psychology: “Mechanisms and neural basis of object and pattern recognition: A study with chess experts”
University of Sydney: “The Case for Chess as a Tool to Develop Our Children’s Minds”
Examined Existence: “Does Playing Chess Make You Smarter?”
Chess.com: “10 Big Brain Benefits of Chess”
The Atlantic “Speed Chess Changed My Brain”