A wooden chess set can make for an interesting game. Unlike the general plastic ones we often find at the store, these pieces tend to have more character and class associated with them. They can add style and improve the overall feeling of any room they are in. But the best part of a wood chess set is getting to play it. If you’ve never played chess before, there is nothing to worry about. The game is easy to learn, just hard to master.
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Das imported the ‘sport’ to India in 2011 with the blessings of Rubingh, and has shown impressive organisational mojo. There were small sponsors for the two national tournaments, but Das is tight-lipped about names. Nothing worth mentioning yet,” he says. The first competition saw 213 participants – mostly male – from nine states: Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Tripura, Maharashtra, Manipur and host state West Bengal. Before the tournaments, short training camps were organized, primarily for chess coaching. The second edition saw participation increase to 245 candidates from 10 states, the new participant being Gujarat. This, Rubingh says, is the world’s biggest chessboxing tournament so far in terms of participation.
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A chess-tournament is not fun. It is a kind of mental boxing, and it is psychologically very violent. For these reasons, there are rules that build an ethic frame of what is authorized and what is forbidden behavior. We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download the free app Chess – Play & Learn by , get iTunes now. The 16 ivory pieces show the kings and queens as stylised ‘animal’ figures and the knights and rooks are also in stylised form. In a big, new, gilded room sailors and sergeants played checkers and more serious Venetians worked out dismal problems in chess.