How can a war game teach peace? Lets break that down…

Chess, along with other ancient competitive sports, helped to introduce the concept of nonviolent rivalry. It helped us- and helps us still-crystallize the concept of war without bloodshed. Chess, a game of war, teaches peace. Civilizations would be lost without the option of bloodless war. – David Shenk, The Immortal Game

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The Hip Hop Chess Federation fuses music chess and martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non-violence. Our goal is to improve the intellectual, cultural and artistic state of young American minds.
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One Response to How can a war game teach peace? Lets break that down…

  1. Thanks for this great quote. I’m gonna steal it for my project raising money for local chess clubs by putting on shows. Just wanted to give you props and let you know that you’ve contributed to the spreading of the knowledge among the youth.

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