Chess Is Also A Physical Sport

Below is an interesting new interview with Vishwanathan Anand. Of particular interest to many players will be the second part, in which Anand describes the importance of physical fitness. In his case he does quite a bit of yoga, as mentioned here.

Nigel Davies


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Nigel Davies is an International Chess Grandmaster living in St. Helens in the UK. The winner of 15 international tournaments he is also a former British U21 and British Open Quickplay Champion and has represented both England and Wales on several occasions. These days Nigel teaches chess through his chess training web site, Tiger Chess, which has articles, recommendations, a monthly clinic, videos and courses. His students include his 15 year old son Sam who is making rapid progress with his game. Nigel has written a number of chess books that are available at Amazon: