September 9 2013 03:06 pm
“I think, therefore I play!” So says Janet Gibson, who is leading her first years in a multifaceted exploration of chess.
The students are studying:
- The history of the game,
- biographies of grandmasters,
- the artistry of chess sets,
- chess in music, art, and novels,
- the world of tournament play, and
- the psychology of expertise, spatial memory, and competition.