Why chess is more important then many people think it is? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dr D
    • 09.04.12 | 09:58 (IDT)

    It is a prove that the human brain can visualize multiple scenarios , memorize them , create a strategy and ,in a relative short time, react to any not calculated "move" of their opponent and start all over again in milliseconds . While we are blessed with a GM in Israel, we are definitely not blessed with our politicians who needs few years to understand what is going on and another few years to react.

    from the article: Israeli chess master Boris Gelfand is aiming high
    First published 00:37 09.04.12 | Last updated 00:37 09.04.12
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