Chess and Addiction

Sunday 6 December 13.30-15.00

This workshop looks at addiction and how chess can be used as a therapeutic intervention. It also looks at how to deal with chess addiction, which has been a topic here.

Chess therapy might be an efficacious add-on treatment for some addiction patients, suggests a review by Sabine Vollstädt-Klein.Sabine Vollstädt-Klein, Germany

Central Institute of Mental Health and University of Heidelberg
Chess as an Intervention Against Addictive Disorders? – Potential Neurobiological Underpinnings

Chess therapy might be an efficacious add-on treatment for some addiction patients.

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Mike.KleinMike Klein, USA

Chess.com
The Social Function of Online Chess and the Prevention of Problematic Play