Month: June 2016

When Masters Clash


Grandmaster Clash: One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed The previous article may cast doubt on Seth Stevenson’s description of “Carlsen’s enormous brain”, but his Slate article on the Sinquefield Cup was surely the best chess tournament report of 2014 written for a general audience. His portraits […]

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Chess & Discipline


Chess has acquired a high reputation as being a means to discipline the mind, because it requires a strong memory and peculiar powers of combination. It is also generally believed that skill in playing it affords evidence of a superior intellect. These opinions, we believe, are exceedingly erroneous. Napoleon the Great, who had a great […]

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Chess King Review


Game Review on Chess King By Karen Luciana 11/1/13 Chess King is a game of strategy and skill. You use the same pieces as you do in regular chess, but you are not competing to checkmate your opponent. You are trying to solve different puzzles on your own game board. You compete by trying to […]

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