Check and mate. Whether at a recreational or competitive level, most people have been introduced to the intellectually stimulating good ole game of chess. 64 squares of alternating colors, 32 pieces on the board, 2 players, 1 winner. While the length of a game can vary in time from minutes, to hours, to days, in the end someone wins. An important aspect in chess is strategy, outsmarting your opponent. This tactic can also be seen in social media.