The winner of the Third PricewaterhouseCoopers Chess For Change competition, Rahmon Idowu, on Saturday said that chess was more than just a game, but a way to improve intellectual capabilities.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Idowu, a student of Lagos City College, Yaba, scored six points to emerge champion in a competition that had 88 players from 18 schools in Lagos State.
The young player said that since he started playing chess about three years ago, he had yet to look back, as he had at the back of his mind the immense benefits he had derived from it.
“I started playing chess about three years ago and I have yet to look back. Chess is more than a game; it is a game for those who want to engage in critical thinking. Read more