Secrets of the Masters: 5 Ways Chess Affects Your Brain and Body
Netflix’s miniseries The Queen’s Gambit was a game-changer starring Anya Taylor-Joy as a brilliant, orphaned chess prodigy. The series sent board sales soaring and boosted online interest in chess platforms like Twitch. With curiosity in the sport revived, attention also turned to more cerebral secrets. Here are five surprising ways the board game can affect your brain and body.