What is the advantage of someone starting to play chess at an early age?
When it is best to start? And for those who might be late in learning the game, are they able to get back on track to becoming a titled player?
Boris Gelfand said:
I started to play chess chess when i was 5 years old and I think that is a good time to begin. Kids at this age can absorb information and learn things easily and in a natural way. We know that Magnus, for example, started to play later, but caught up quite quickly.
Boris Gelfand is a six-time World Championship Candidate, and one of the top players in the world for almost three decades.
-From American Chess Magazine I Fall 2018-