Drink like a Grandmaster
Through out the ages men have tried many things to improve their game, one such attempt has been the use of alcohol.
Now, as one who has played well over half of his competitive games 'under the influence' I feel I'm in a position of authority and I have the knowledge which only years of
Does beer really work as an aid to chess enlightenment?
Take a look at this below...
Some of my best results were gained with beer by my side, (and spilt down my front), but its hardly what you would call a 'performance enhancing drug' indeed, for the vast majority of us its a complete 'no-brainer'. Alcohol affects us in many different ways, the loss of inhibitions, coordination, common sense, the ability to speak fluently etc.
Like all things alcohol related, it makes you think you play better than you actually do.
It certainly is NOT a performance enhancing drug, quite the opposite!