Chess, the most popular game in the world, has a long history dating back more than a thousand years. Board games similar Chess have been discovered on ancient Egyptian sculptures. Handwritten manuscript, over a thousand years old, referring to Chess has been found. Remnants that seem to be chess units have been excavated in Italy, and some people believe they should be dated at the second century AD. People have been playing chess with objects on some kind of chess table for centuries, and the earliest version that has definitely been linked to chess is a game called Chaturanga, played in India almost 1600 years ago.
Whenever a culture discovered the game, the game changed. An example of this was the re-naming of the pieces. In India, the most important piece was called the Rajah, in Persia it was called the Shah, in the Arab world it was called the … Read More
Linear Planning is the last of our important strategy skills that can be learned playing games. We may have dreams that seem unattainable, such as strong family relationships or financial security. Linear Planning can help by reducing a complex goal into a series of much smaller and more manageable steps. Tower of Hanoi Card Game is a two player game based on the puzzle of the same name, where nine cards are randomly dealt into three piles. The cards must be rearranged into order according to some simple rules. At first view it seems impossible to work out the game, until you use logic to consider the consequences of a move and break it down into smaller pieces. Instead of tackling the entire set of cards, try working with only two cards and get them into the right order. Using this approach my eleven year old son can now solve … Read More
Chess Free is the best free Chess game on Android and is currently the highest ranked (at time of writing) from the 120+ free chess programs listed!
Kasparov says he’s in Chennai purely as a chess tourist and, if one takes him at face value, he should have been well satisfied. The presence of a former world champion and living legend at a world title match should, in itself, scarcely be cause for speculation. However, theories about the real reasons” for Garry Kasparov’s presence in Chennai, and the players’ reaction to his presence, dominated the post-game conference, which should really, really, have been about the game itself.
The Factfinder contains many references to the books based on the chess collection of David DeLucia, and the latest, compiled by his son John, is a 711-page hardback on Emanuel Lasker. It includes an absorbing range of letters, articles, photographs and ephemera, most … Read More
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.
Nintendo launched Gamecube to cater to the entertainment needs of teenagers and children. Gamecubes were initially cartridge-based and was tedious to use. Later, Nintendo launched its … Read More
FORMAT: Swiss for the adults and teams; Modified for the scholastic. Each player will have 45 minutes with a delay of 5 seconds to play each game. Four rounds: first round starts at 10 am. Second, third, and fourth rounds will start as soon as possible after the previous match. The day’s events will last from 10 am-4 pm followed by an opportunity to register for Quick Chess.
A child can learn playfully to write letters, numeric and color the cartoons on the computer. By loading the fun game in the computer, the kids can also learn how to use the computer with keyboard and printer, which come, along with the play station.
In short, Lakdawala credits Del Rosario for material which the latter lifted from C.N. 3961, and Lakdawala’s insertion of the ‘full of holes’ remark in the story of a Mexican pupil is a plain fabrication, as is … Read More