Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster M.R. Lalith Babu drew his top board game with GM Oleksienko Mikhalio of Ukraine and moved in shared lead with 5.5 points after the sixth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships here Monday.
The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation is unsure. I have heard of chess boxing, but I am not aware of the rules and regulations; I cannot comment,” says Rajesh Bhandari, general secretary of the federation. The World Chess Federation or Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) is far more blunt. FIDE is aware of chessboxing, but does not have any views on whether it is a sport or interest in promoting this variant in any manner,” replies Geoffrey Borg, the CEO of the organisation.
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I want to develop chess boxing in India, like Rubingh,” says Das. The world league series in Moscow will do a lot to promote the sport.” Rubingh has set up a new company called Chess Boxing Global to develop a professional league for chess boxers. The Moscow event will be followed by one in Amsterdam and Berlin next year. We have already secured sponsorship from Jägermeister the German liqueur brand for Moscow, we are in talks with several others,” writes Rubingh.
Gwyddbwyll, literally meaning ‘wooden wisdom’ (and thus it is related to the Irish game Fidchell) and is known predominantly from mythological sources. Indeed, the game features in three of the Welsh epics known as the Mabinogion: The Dream of Magnus Maximus, Peredur son of Efrawg and the Dream of Rhonabwy.
Another thing you learn about this type of game is how to develop alliances with the other players, they may hold some property, you may need then you will also learn about negotiating with the seller to sell you his or her property. In many of the variations of these games, you learn other concepts such as real estate trading and investments, where you learn the same negotiating skills and are played by those who enjoy being Wall Street tycoons. It give children the ability to learn something about what is happening in the world of real estate, also giving them counting skills, and memorization, that they will need in order to succeed in the world today.
Everything fits pretty easily into the board. The board doesn’t even look like one that folds up once it’s open, but flip it over, put the pieces in, latch it, and you’re all set to put it on a bookcase. I’m really glad I got this. One day I’m going to get a chess table. It’s going to go right next to my grand piano in my martini lounge. Ha! But until then, I’m very satisfied with this one!