Tag Archives: checkmate

Knowing your team’s desires – Ignore them at your peril

The knight stands proud as it knows it has many ways of bamboozling your opponent. Its not too proud to take an exchange for a bishop or knight, but hates being jammed on the A or H files. The knight loves nothing more than disturbing the centre of the board, trapping a stray Queen gives …

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Chess and Leadership…A heavenly blend

Leadership concepts can be taken from everyday things that we are involved in, take chess for instance.

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Brooklyn Castle – When you’re good you’re good

Chess knows no boundaries

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The Animal Within

On balance I have had a really good chess experience this year, I continue to search for the smallest morsel of information on how to improve my game. At times I have felt like a hamster scurrying this way and that in order to gather as much information as possible. My brain feels like it …

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Denzil Washington’s master class in perseverance

Keeping focussed on your journey until you reach your goal is key to personal development. Lose your way, expect to lose your goal. If you have a plan and true determination, no man can deter you. Denzil Washington in the film ‘Book of Eli’ shows perserverence in following his simple plan through extreme adversity, but …

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