Chess is fun, but it also cultivates our abilities. One must exercise foresight when playing chess. Foresight prepares for future possibilities. In chess foresight is estimating the eventual result of a move.
Chess increases flexibility. Flexibility adjusts to unexpected moves by your opponent.
Chess also develops creativity. Creativity brainstorms new strategies for the ever changing conditions of the game.
In the twelfth century there were only seven requirements for knighthood. One was to be a capable chess player. If these skills were important for knights to contend for the kingdom, then they might even be a bit useful to us in contending for God’s kingdom.
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There are several reasons why our family loves Keepers! The number one reason would be that it is bible based! Other reasons would be that Keepers is wonderful at learning skills as a family, that the skills are helping to prepare our children to one day become husbands/wives and fathers/mothers that God desires them to become. Keepers has also helped my husband and myself to learn skills that we didn't know prior to teaching our children. It is fun to learn right along with our children!