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5 Chess Lessons

Updated: Jan 07, 2014

It was down to me and a boy in the lunchtime chess tournament, the summer between the 7th and 8th grades. A recent article by BreAnna Fisher in Upstart Biz Journal reminded me of this story. I learned a lot of hard lessons that summer, lessons about being second, in more ways that one, lessons about not fitting in the existing, sanctioned box and, ultimately, lessons about making my own box.

I was the chess champion the previous year, Continue reading