Everybody knows that regular physical activity is important for a long and healthy life. When it comes to sports, chess is about as inactive as they come. Players will sit motionless, staring at the board for what seems like hours before finally making a single move. That's why a study published last month is so surprising: chess grandmasters live just as long as Olympic athletes. How is that possible?
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Written by Ashley Hamer June 6, 2018
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