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