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chessThe set is believed to have been made in the city of Nishapur, northeast Persia (the former name for Iran), in the Samanid period and consists of pieces that are the equivalent to modern pawns, knights, bishops, rook and the king and queen.

This is not the first time a female grandmaster challenged gender equity in this traditionally male-dominated arena. Susan Polgar, the Hungarian-American chess player, has been advocating for women’s roles in chess for years. In 1986, Ms. Polgar became the first women in history to qualify for the Men’s World Championship in 1986, which led the Federation to change its policy and admit women players in the game.

Carlsen’s response to the roller was an act of practical desperation. He admitted that he hadn’t seen b5 at all and he knew he was in dire straits. He opened the centre with 28. e3, sacrificing a pawn to get … Read More

‘Queen Of Chess’ Abandons Gibraltar Match To Protest Pairing

chessLearning all of these subjects was an eye-opening experience, as I had no idea there was such a vast amount to learn. In fact, as I mentioned before there is still a lot left for me to work on! But I have always been a student of learning as well as a student of whatever subject I am studying, and I was left with a feeling that there was something missing from the process that could have made it easier, or perhaps more efficient.

Coordinate style notations can be more difficult to read then the other two types. The checker board, which is made up of alternating white and black squares is laid out like a grid with letters and numbers depicting the rows and columns of the board. In coordinate recording, each move is indicated by the start point on the grid to the end point of each piece … Read More

Is Australian rugby heading for collapse?

It looks like rugby in Australia is in big trouble and there are a number of sources voicing concern over this being the case. Unfortunately, the issue is somewhat complex and there are a number of reasons as to why this is the case.

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The Super Rugby issue

Recently, Australian Super Rugby franchises have been struggling to notch up the wins, and the only time they seem to be able to do so is when they play each other.

The lack of elite players in these teams has become abundantly evident and now there is talk that one of the teams will be culled and a restructure will take place.

Add to this that the structure of Super Rugby is very confusing and many spectators would rather watch teams perform a rugby drill such as those outlined at https://www.sportplan.net/drills/Rugby/ than watch them lose, and it’s easy to see … Read More

Voted Best Christmas Toys & Festive Fun Board Games 2009

chessRecording chess moves or sometimes called chess notation can be done in many different interesting ways during a game of chess. The two most popular ways to record moves in a game is to record what specific moves were made and to record what game pieces were moved. These two ways to record are important for the output of the game and to make sure that novice players are following all the rules of the game.

The three-dimensional games and the touch screen electronic travel chess sets are same but in the touch screen the players touch the computer screen along with a sensor and thus it is shown where the players want to move the parts. The electronic travel chess sets of both kinds are handheld and compact and allow them to fit almost everywhere.

Online gaming has become so popular that it is an essential part of many … Read More

So Wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament

chessVirtual chess is a very easy and effective way to learn the game, especially for young children. Now, children can get the same training as national and international champions and can be more proficient in the game with unique techniques and the guidance provided to them. Virtual chess training requires only a computer, a webcam, speakers and a microphone. The instructors in the virtual chess class teach chess using the decided curriculum broadcasted on the computer in a virtual classroom setting.

The game leaped out of the pages because of another playful European, Iepe Rubingh Rubingh is a Dutch performance artist, and has spent 10 days in a Japanese jail for blocking intersections and creating massive traffic jams in aid of his art. He organised and played in the first chessboxing match in 2003 in an Amsterdam art gallery as performance art. Today, Rubingh is the president of the World … Read More