The best

Sam bought the family the best Christmas gift ever – a chess game. Chess?! The closest I’ve come to understanding chess is watching all episodes of The Queens Gambit.

Image: Hassan Pasha – Unsplash

Chess has always frighten me. The pieces are many, have funny names and can go in different directions – all in different ones. It’s all just so confusing. And for 45-ish years I have done the best I could to avoid it. Until tonight. When I played my first game ever.

I lost of course, but in 30 min I learnt what the game is all about (had no clue) know how the different pieces move (but I still mix up the rook and the bishop. I hope that we will play a lot- board games are so much fun.

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