Garry Kasparov was among the privileged few who got to watch the third game of the world title match from a VIP seat. His old rival and sometimes frenemy” Viswanathan Anand and his former protégé, Magnus Carlsen produced one of the finest fighting draws in chess history for his delectation.
Apart from giving a clear view of lives of musical legends, it also traces the history of rock and roll era in America by taking us back to the 1950s. Leonard Chess, owner of a dingy bar in south Chicago hires a band consisting of Muddy Waters as the lead guitarist and Little Walter as harmonica player. Started as an attempt to enhance the business of the bar, the band becomes quite famous in the neighborhood. Chess arranges for a recording and the Band becomes famous throughout Chicago.
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On those days when you are in the mood to tickle your intellectual skills, hit the Puzzles link at for a variety of brain tickling challenges. You can play Robert Langdon and crack the encrypted codes to get the Da Vinci Code feeling. Or try worming out of tough Labyrinths. Or piece together intricate jigsaws.
Howard Staunton (1810-1874) dominated British chess as a player, journalist, author, and organizer in the middle of the nineteenth century. In 1835 Nathaniel Cook designed and named a chess set for Howard Staunton. Staunton’s promotion of the set as the standard led to it being known as the Staunton pattern and is … Read More
Many beginners put too much emphasis on learning chess openings, only to be frustrated when their opponent doesn’t follow the book moves. Others will spend time studying the Endgame only to find they rarely get there. More often the Middlegame in chess is overlooked, but is one that can help make up for a lack of openings knowledge and give you the edge in the Endgame.
The expansion of online games is largely an outcome of easy internet access and ever growing social communities on the net. Endless possibilities have also arisen after the integration of software like Flash and Java to the internet browsers. This has enabled streaming audio and video on websites and also made user interaction easy. Ranging from simple text-based games to those with complex graphics, online games have come a long way from single user to Massively Multiplayer Online Games.
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Casual games usually last 10 to 60 minutes; tournament games last anywhere from about ten minutes ( fast chess ) to six hours or more.
On another note, if a computer solves the game of chess, a person could not possibly remember what to do against any possible move in order to beat someone – it’s just too difficult. The use of computers to try to solve the game of chess is inefficient, see hypothesis number 4 for a better use of computers.
Other real estate genre games include the game called Rochester on Board; it is a game of real estate trading that teaches its player a concept of property trading. The board it self looks a lot like the Monopoly board and is played in almost the same way you would play that game.
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This is a strange film regarding depicting abduction of Westerners and terrorism, it plays all the cards of the nightmare of Westerners being abducted for no apparent reason, taken to a dingy location, blindfolded of course and told to give them information which the foreigner pleads does not know what on earth they are talking about.
But how can things be smooth always in a group that consists of more than one talented artist? The band goes through rough patch and there are more competitors out in the world waiting to take their place. Each chess piece has its own style of moving. In the diagrams, the dots mark the squares where the piece can move if no other pieces (including one’s own) are on the squares between the piece’s initial position and its destination. There are several different ways of recording or notation. Those include, algebraic recording, descriptive recording … Read More