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Is chess a sport?

Chess is a competitive game of strategy, mental agility, and endurance, that has been studied and played for generations. Competitions around the world, celebrity grandmasters, fans who play and study the game, all mirror many other professional sports. But is chess a sport?

Yes, chess is a sport

Competitive chess players train just as hard as regular athletes

No, chess is not a sport

Chess does not involve physical exertion

Chess does not have the physical health benefits associated with sports

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