- The ability to anticipate your opponent (and your partner’s ) future moves.
- Developing a winning strategy based on your strengths vs. your opponent’s weaknesses
- The judgment on when to move forward or retreat on a certain move (or shot).
- The ability to “reset” when at a disadvantage.
- Positioning chess (or court) positions to maximize advantage
Chessboard photo by Mike van Schoonderwalt-Pexels; pickleball picture by Eric Burleigh