Play until it's real!
The concept of learning through play is very old, in fact the game Senet is over 5,000 years old and played in Ancient Egypt. What is new relates to what we have learned about play. The endorphins released during play make it joyful even when the game itself is hard. The memory and brain function is enhanced. Chess is not a simple game and has been enjoyed by youth and old alike. This game of strategy is a great example of how difficult can be invigorating. For athletes