News and Media What's New? 7 reasons why you should hire a chess player LEONIDAS LIASKOS was looking for a job and found his chess skills could be an asset. Coming across a 2018 article recommending human resources managers take a close look at competitive swimmers, he got inspired to write his own version for chess players. | Photos: Micael Sáez, Unsplash.com You can read the full article on ChessBase. Chess in Schools and Communities recently attended the Apprentice 19 Careers Fair held at the magnificent Guildhall in the City of London. Business tactics meet Military Strategy! We reached out to school pupils of all ages and teachers from across London at the fair, and we received fantastic interest and appreciation in the potential for chess to stimulate thinking skills.