A chess grandmaster has been thrown out of an international tournament after he made repeated trips to the toilet to allegedly check tactics on a mobile phone he had hidden inside a cubicle.
Most little girls are crazy over horses. How many mom and dad’s have told that all time little white lie to their little girl so not to break her heart, that the garden isn’t big enough for a real horse, but when she gets older you will move to a new house with a bigger garden so she can have a real horse. If you have a daughter who love ponies and horses then a fabulous gift to consider is the Playmobil Horse Farm from Playmobil. The toy set includes horses of different colors, ranch hands, grooming tools, trees and other fun pieces. Once again because it’s made up of small parts avoid giving this as a … Read More
Long before chess came to Europe from India, the British Celts were playing board games where the object was to capture a central ‘king’ piece. Two variants of this game existed, Gwyddbwyll and Tallfwrdd.
Card games are a favorite of both parents and children. They can serve a variety of age levels, and they are inexpensive and easy to find. If Mr Kurzdorfer had found out what those who had gone before him had learned, he would have ascribed the quotation to Edward, not Emanuel, Lasker. is #1 in online chess with million of members from around the globe. is built by chess players and enthusiasts who really love chess, not just programmers tinkering around with chess.
Let’s look at some real life illustrations. A 25 year-old guy, living a wild and hard life, full of promiscuous sex and drug abuse, gets AIDS. Bad? What kind of life does a … Read More
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After, through Spain, the game spread into Europe, it quickly gained popularity after the pieces were given a makeover into a more court-centered frame of reference. The General piece was converted into a King and the protector of that piece was made into the Queen. The calvary pieces were known as a Knights and Elephants became Bishops, conveying the power that the Church held during this era. The Rooks came to be depicted more as Castles than chariots, but held their roots as mobile fortresses. The Infantry became known as Pawns but still held their image as foot soldiers, … Read More
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) World chess champion Magnus Carlsen and title challenger India’s Viswanathan Anand Wednesday decided to split points after 47 moves in their fourth game of the title match held in Russia.
There are many variations of civil war chess sets and the design of the pieces can be really astonishing. Hand painted pieces filled with details can really contribute to the overall feeling one gets while playing a game of chess. Civil war chess sets come in a variety of materials, including wood, metal, and oxo-teak. Civil war chess sets can be found in many different sizes as well, and when it comes to the price, it will vary depending on the quality and detail of the pieces.
These look like taller pawns. One begins on a dark space and the other begins on a light space. The light squared bishop can only stay on light colored … Read More
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Cakes that are inspired by movies – Everyone has a favorite movie. Nowadays, cake decorators are using movie themes as inspiration to their masterpieces. They use actions figures that are readily available in comic shops and novelty stores. They can also mimic the movie character to use by simply downloading the pictures on the web.
Here’s the latest from Pogo members chatting in our Chess Forum where folks gather to make new friends, debate game tips, and share a joke or two. Register to join (it’s free)! The movie beautifully portrays the exciting yet chaotic lives of some of America’s music Legends. It is a tale that is a perfect mixture of sex, passion, race, jealousy and of course rock and roll. The … Read More