Pages tagged with Chess

A report on the 2015 Mind Sports Olympiad held in North London.
This is a short story about people who think differently than the rest of us do. These people are not often understood. They usually have a hard time in their life, especially in their early years. This is a fictional story of course, but it might just have been true, who knows, for ...
"Hi Susan. Do you recognise my voice?” Susan flinched and was lost for words.
This short story is based loosely around the real life story of perhaps the greatest chess player of all times. This was of course, Alexander Alekhine. The author has changed a few details, and spiced it all up just a little bit more for the telling. Alexander Alekhine considered che...
American Football is a popular game. My grandsons love it and get excited while watching it on TV. I, however, find it a funny game.
In the early hours of this morning I came across a truely magnificent inspirational TV movie of 2005 vintage the value and impact of which was almost as phenomenal as being being struck by lightning....a very rare occurrence, finding such a powerful life lesson on a low-budget TV movi...
Welcome to all of you for reading this article. Today I want to share something about Chess, the world's oldest game.
An overview of the Mind Sports Olympiad from the first event in 1997 to date.
Linares, which is within the province of Jaen in Andalucia not only is the home of agriculture, fishery, mines and cattle, but it's also got a thing for chess.
This is a story based upon true events, about a street kid who found a talent. I will leave it up to the reader to decide the moral of the story, if there even is one.
This short story is about a disillusioned chess grandmaster who went along to a Zen monastery to have a chat with the old master there to ask him if perhaps he had missed out on something, by his spending all of his long life just playing chess. The chess-master's name was spelt Johh...
This article is an instructional one about how to checkmate an opponent using only the chess piece known as the rook, or castle. This checkmate type is essential for you to learn. Achieving it, bringing it about, will teach you about the strength of the king as a chess piece. It's str...
Concise page of my writings on chess and how to improve your game.
This is a short story about a man called John who while walking along a busy street is moved to go and watch a chess game that is being played on a large chess set, set up there in front of the library, for public use.
This tall story concerns a famous chess player called Akiba Rubinstein. Some of it is true, but other parts have been filled in for the sake of the story, and to help find a possible answer for a mystery that nobody really knows the real answer to this day.
This article puts forward a rather radical new idea. It preposterously advocates or suggests that the time has come to alter once more, the rules of that royal game that we love and know as the game of chess.
This page is about how the game of chess is played.
This page about chess and a new era of chess called carlsen
It is about ongoing game between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsson.
This is about a pawn's sacrifice to defend and save the queen on a chess game.
A short description of how depression feels to me. There is a common misconception that depression is just like being sad about life all the time. The truth is much more hopeless, and often involves being happy occasionally too. For me it felt like existing in my own head instead of a...
You feel it’s not an easy job to take good care of your young kids? It takes you a lot of time and energy? Sometimes you even don’t know what can exactly make them happy? Well……Relax! We are right here to give some useful but also simple tips to help you enjoy great time with ...
Having reached the level of "expert" at the tender age of nine, Clarissa Yip now has her sights set on becoming a chess "master".
For the more dedicated up-and-coming chessplayer, it is a good idea to create a notebook in which you write down each and every move and the time it took to move the pieces from both sides.
It is true that mass-energy unification was one of the highest human intellectual achievements possible for a great genius a century back with insufficient data at hand. Science has grown much and it is high time to revise the most beautiful, economical equation that made our world sa...
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