USE OF CHESS PLAYING IN INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS TRAINING

  • Georgi Chankov Georgiev UNWE
Keywords: gaming methods, chess, international logistics, warfare, simulation

Abstract

The use of game training methods is an ancient practice. Today, the potential of these methods is very high, incl. thanks to new technologies that enable fast connection and reliable simulation of case studies. By accurately reflecting life and, in particular, rivalry, chess is the game that offers the largest range of possibilities. His connection to military affairs makes him extremely suitable for training in international logistics, whose relationship with military affairs is indisputable. A number of examples from history show the importance of logistics in military campaigns. Key points in chess accurately reflect the importance of logistical factors for success. The complex rivalry of today to master key points in order to control important trade routes and supply lines can be successfully simulated with chess models. Especially the Three-player chess reflects best today's reality – the rivalry between major players in a multipolar world. Hence the use of chess playing in international logistics training could be very useful.

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Published
2022-04-18
How to Cite
Georgiev, G. (2022). USE OF CHESS PLAYING IN INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS TRAINING. Vanguard Scientific Instruments in Management, 17. Retrieved from https://vsim-journal.info/index.php?journal=vsim&page=article&op=view&path[]=256