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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by anonymuz(m): 2:51pm On Feb 15
@ op you just wrote a nice article. I play chess and I really understand you.

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Timijo: 2:52pm On Feb 15
LuciferPastor:
By exchanging my Pawn for a Queen when I get to 8th rank, Chess has taught me that once I get successful, I should exchange all my achievements for women - preferably a Slay Queen.

You got me laughing grin grin grin angry grin angry
You be mad guy fah grin grin grin grin grin
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by jeff1607(m): 2:52pm On Feb 15
Draft or checkers nko?
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by zicoraads: 2:56pm On Feb 15
LuciferPastor:
By exchanging my Pawn for a Queen when I get to 8th rank, Chess has taught me that once I get successful, I should exchange all my achievements for women - preferably a Slay Queen.


God!

cheesy grin

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Kokaine(m): 2:56pm On Feb 15
Preshy561:
Nice one.

Wanna learn that game. angry
I can teach you. Where do you live
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by ObaKlaz(m): 2:58pm On Feb 15
I knew I was getting better 2 years ago when I defeated the computer at advanced mode 4 times in 7 plays in a day. Mehn, it was hard as a learner. Computer made mince meat of me, even after undoing my bad moves!

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Alejob: 3:00pm On Feb 15
Why I won't be voting for Buhari tomorrow


1. The OPEN corruption at Nigeria Immigration OFFICES (inflated price of International Passport) continued unabated under his watch


2. NTA is still unprofessional and attracts less view even now (he doesn't even watch NTA)


3. Nigeria Police still collect bribe and sadly under Buhari the Army joined for the first time


4. Buhari son that has not worked in his life had a multimillion naira powerbike even when his father borrowed to get his party nomination ticket just some 3 plus years ago


5. No forward thinking organisation or country will appoint someone in the age category of Buhari to turn the organization around.

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by sallydeen(m): 3:01pm On Feb 15
lonelydora:
Sadly, chess is one board game i don't really kmow how to play
well you can start by learning in on your phone, download the app from Google Play Store and download how to play from YouTube and with practice you will come good.
I started to learn the game during this ASUU strike and am catching up.
good luck

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Pointguardusa(m): 3:01pm On Feb 15
THREE HOURS IF YOU CAN
faithfull18:

5hours
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Kokaine(m): 3:02pm On Feb 15
If you ever have the opportunity to take out your opponents queen, don't waste that opportunity even if it will cost you your queen in return. And learn to exploit the hidden powers of your knights. They are dangerous if you know them. Always create an escape route for your king.

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Thales01: 3:05pm On Feb 15
Kokaine:
If you ever have the opportunity to take out your opponents queen, don't waste that opportunity even if it will cost you your queen in return. And learn to exploit the hidden powers of your knights. They are dangerous if you know them. Always create an escape route for your king.
Dude,do you mind a duel if you are on chess.com?
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Martinez39(m): 3:07pm On Feb 15
Nice.
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Martinez39(m): 3:11pm On Feb 15
Divay22:
My ex usually laugh the hell outta me when he was teaching me then.
We goan learn it but gat deal with some pressing issues now
It's not that hard to learn. For each day, learn the movement of a piece and practice how to move them especially the knight wink. Play as much games as possible with someone of your strength. If you play with as master as a beginner, you may lose interest after so many defeats. grin

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by philkoms: 3:13pm On Feb 15
in Chess you can sacrifice your pawn base on calculation to your opponent sometimes to get the queen.So also in life sometimes you need to calculate and give up somethings to get bigger gains

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by faithfull18(f): 3:14pm On Feb 15
Pointguardusa:
THREE HOURS IF YOU CAN
But you most times can't withdraw it.
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by infogenius(m): 3:15pm On Feb 15
LuciferPastor:
By exchanging my Pawn for a Queen when I get to 8th rank, Chess has taught me that once I get successful, I should exchange all my achievements for women - preferably a Slay Queen.



No! U don't exchange a pawn for the queen. Rather the pawn gets promoted when it gets to the 8th rank to any officer u choose based on ur strategy. However, The most common pawn promotion is d queen.
That lesson that u think chess has taught is not good enough, try to rephrase it.
Chess is a game of higher minds.
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Thales01: 3:15pm On Feb 15
sowilli:
grin. No 5 is the real message. Keep fighting. Your opponents might make mistake just at the end, never give up At 4, every piece is an asset not just the king. The pawn can become a queen in minute. Don’t take any one for granted. Never think your opponent don’t know what they are doing. Think like they think. Imagine yourself in their shoes, what would you do. Always imagine other people in your shoes and you in their shoes. It helps in your relationship. Be sure about your decisions before you make them and make sure you don’t reverse. It is not advisable to undo a move. Keep moving.
Do you mind playing a game or two on chess.com?
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by blinxbest(m): 3:37pm On Feb 15
your username?
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Nobody: 3:37pm On Feb 15
mastar111:
One lesson I learnt from the game of chess is to "think in terms of your opponent". You may not really need up to a minute to make a single move if you do this. Just assume you are your opponent, read his mind and moves and you will go steps ahead of him.
Getting into the mind of your opponent gives you control of the game.

I do that every time in real life too. I always try to figure out what people are up to or why they behave in a certain way. It helps me predict rightly, their next actions. smiley

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Taribizy(m): 3:40pm On Feb 15
The best right up yet on the best gave I love.Chess is the best
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by showafrica(m): 3:45pm On Feb 15
I learned that Nigerian Army are used like pawns while Buhari is the king and the cabals are queen.

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by hook44: 3:55pm On Feb 15
makes sense
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by Talkwisdom(m): 4:08pm On Feb 15
BiafraBushBoy:
When it comes to planning, strategy, and tactics, only one board has all these in one – and that is Chess!

Chess players are considered intelligent and strategic, which has made the game one of the most difficult board games ever. It has been used as a stimulant for great warriors who went to war when it comes to planning war strategies.

We all know that life is warfare, and there is so much we can learn when it comes to playing chess.

At the end of this post, two things will happen;

- You will want to learn chess

- You will learn to apply some chess rules to your everyday life.

I started playing chess a few years ago, and it has really affected the way I lived my life – most likely positively.

Still thinking about what could be the life lessons to learn from playing chess?

5 Secret Life Lesson to Learn from Playing Chess

Playing chess is fun, but there are one or two lessons you can learn from it. What are they?

1.You learn the basics before playing

You can’t win a chess game without learning the basic moves. To be able to even win a chess game, you must understand how chess is played and other simple moves.

What this means

Skill acquisition is very necessary for life. Especially as a Nigerian, without skill, you are as good as finished – unless you have the connections.

In this last post, I listed out some simple skills that can make you so much money. Thanks, goodness that lots of people responded, and they are getting trained already. It isn’t too late to acquire any of those skills and start your journey towards financial freedom.


2. You develop yourself before Advancing

In chess, you have to develop your minor pieces before you advance. Development means taking control of the center of the board. In most cases, whoever takes control of the board center has a higher chance of winning the game;

What this means

Personal development is important in helping you succeed in life. You must develop yourself in your key areas before you are able to move forward in life.

Skill acquisition is also one of the ways to develop your life. The more skills you have like;

Soft skills (Analytical thinking, ability to work under pressure, Oratory, etc)

Hard Skills (Graphics Design, Web App Dev, Mobile App Dev, etc)

Educational qualifications (Certifications, Trainings, etc)

All of these will position you to advance far in life without obstacles.

3. Learn to Exchange sometimes

In the game of chess, at some point, you have to exchange pieces just to move the game forward. This is usually set up by those who feel they are in a stronger position.

What this means

You can’t have everything in life. Sometimes you need to use what you have to get what you don’t have. It musn’t be in a bad way only, there are other ways to make exchanges that isn’t immoral. As long as it favors you, go ahead with the exchange.

Think of when buying someone’s idea or investing in an already existing business. Always use what you have to get what you don’t have!

4. Always protect your assets

Your most valuable piece on the board is your king. For safety, the king is hidden in a move called “Castling”. This will help protect the king from danger.

What this means

Identify your valuable assets and never lose them. They might be the skills you’ve acquired, your money, or knowledge.

No matter what happens, always protect those assets that are valuable to you. Never lose them for anything.

5. Think before you leap

Aside from the opening stages, it takes an average of 1 minute or more for a chess player to figure out the next step to take. This helps to curb failure and improve chances of winning.

What this means

How many times have you sat down to think about the possible outcome of any move you decide to make in life. Critical reasoning breeds success, and that is one of the foundations of success in life.

Bonus

Keep fighting till the end

As long as the king isn’t checkmated yet, you haven’t lost. Keep looking for escape routes to force a draw.

What it means

It simply means don’t give up till you can no longer breath. As long as there is life, there is HOPE.

Thank you so many guys; If you are interested in learning a skill that can help you achieve so much in life in terms of finances, I have a recommendation for you.

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Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by BiafraBushBoy(m): 4:33pm On Feb 15
faithfull18:

5hours

Don't do oo

Fake as fvck!
Re: 5 Secret Life Lessons To Learn From The Chess Game - Become Successful In Life by ecstasy357(m): 4:41pm On Feb 15
lonelydora:
Sadly, chess is one board game i don't really kmow how to play

I can teach u

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