A Shortage Of Women Chess Players

Chess Playerby Connie Torrisi(New England, USA)I am not a professional chess player. I am a middle-aged female chess lover and player. I have been playing the game for over forty years. I have played postal correspondence chess, college chess, small local OTB tournaments, email and online chess. In all those ...

Learning the art of chess

People have always sought ways to have fun, get distracted and spend pleasant moments to make a game that allows the enjoyment of a good time.Along history, men developed many useful games to spend pleasant moments. Among the most outstanding games that man has made are the board games, which ...

History Of Chess

Chess Chess

Chess is a board game which is of very competitive nature and played between two players. Today it is the most popular indoor game played by millions of people all around the world at home, in clubs, online, and ...

Marble Chess Sets - The selection of Adel

The man is obsessed with carving marble for over five years. Some of the most beautiful sculptures of the history of this metamorphic wonder. Marble also has practical applications. For example, it is crushed and in the manufacture of paper. But the industrial uses of marble pale in comparison to ...

Relaxing by playing chess

One of my main focal points as a mother is creating great memories for my daughter. To accomplish this, I often refer back to my own memories. So, browsing in the store one day I came across a very affordable chess set. Now, I like to play chess. When I ...

Playing Chess Online

I can still recall back when I first discovered computers. Remember back in the 80s when we had machines like the Tandy 1000 and such? Wow, were these every stellar innovations! You could type on them, and then you could also type on them. Hey, the list goes on. No ...

Master Chess With Wireless Internet

Chess is a great game that is also a timeless classic. Invented in the Middle East thousands of years ago, chess is played around the world by young and old alike. A game for agile brains, there are more and more schools that are using chess in order to help ...

Chess For Fools - How to Go From Amateur to Pro

If you're interested in chess for fools, way to go. Chess can certainly seem overwhelming to a lot of people, and it can be hard to make the transition from absolute newbie to being comfortable with the rules, and then all the way to absolute master who beats almost everyone ...

My First Chess Tournament

How well I remember my first chess tournament. I remember the night before the tournament when I could barely sleep at all. I was a nervous wreck. I studied and studied what little chess books I had at the time. I had a cheap Novag Solo pocket computer for my ...

Chess Rating Calculation in FIDE (World Chess...

You may know the name of the famous chess player Garry Kasparov who hit the highest rating in the history of FIDE at 2849. You must also know that the FIDE rating is calculated by the Elo rating system. But do you know how? The Elo Rating System The Elo ...

Chess, a Game of Warriors, a Game of Nobility

The nature of chess is in its very essence no more than a game. A contest set between two opponents, each equally matched in everything except mental skill and experience. It is a game of equals, as much as it is a game of nobles. It is a contest that ...

Is the Internet Age Ruining the Game of Chess?

Some would say that the invention of the internet has been absolutely wonderful when it comes to chess because it has given us instant access to everything from news and information about the game to products, clubs and more including the ability to play the game online any time of ...

Strategic Internet Marketing - More Than Just...

Message on home page: "Our strategic Internet marketing services are designed to help you leverage your resources in a way that maximizes your response while ensuring optimum performance at all times." [Usually supported by a stock photo of chess pieces on a board]Jargon-free translation: "Our Internet marketing services are designed ...

LEADERSHIP: IS IT MORE LIKE POKER OR CHES...

Leading often has parallels with playing both poker and chess. As in poker: you can be dealt handsome court cards (say, buoyant markets and customer growth) or the low, unsmiling ones (of supplier problems and staff illnesses). If luck runs your way, you may win regardless of personal ability or ...

A Few Tips On Chess For Kids

Chess is a great game. It teaches strategy and thinking skill and can be wonderful for children to learn early. Here are a few tips on chess for kids to help determine when the best time for them to learn is.While it is true that kids can learn just about ...

When Buying A Chessboard, One Size Does Not F...

That small is beautiful is an age-old advertising motto that is very much alive at present.The trend is to go for compact, portable and user-friendly products. Everywhere you turn, you can see everyday gadgets and equipments being downsized just to quench the public demand for more compact and portable wares: ...

Chessmen Past from the Isle of Lewis

This article is presented to the interested reader as a way of shedding light on an aspect of the history of chess that the reader may not be too familiar with. The Isle of Lewis chessmen form at least one interesting boundary between the Arabic and European eras in chess ...

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