5 hrs ago
Nixie tube powered chess
Nixie tubes always catch my eye - see here , here and here , for example - so how about this one? Nixie Tube Chess! Rather than the usual clock dimension, these enthusiasts pursued a more cerebral challenge, using "real ex-Soviet" nixie tubes for the pieces.
8 hrs ago
This Is Lancashire
80 take part in Bury Rapidplay Chess Congress
Manoeuvring skills were key for more than 80 competitors who contested the 19th Bury Rapidplay Chess Congress and included a former world junior championship player.
14 hrs ago
Is career success down to genes or environment?
PA Consulting Group's talent management expert believes certain human attributes are innate - and I don't.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
School chess tie on Sunday
Budding grandmasters from Jamshedpur cradles will be looking to make their best moves at a daylong chess tournament on Sunday at JRD Tata Sports Complex.
The Line Of Least Resistance
In chess, the psychological dimension that springs from a dialogue between two brains, two ideas, two strategic conceptions that depend on the personality of each chess player has long been somewhat of a romantic mystery.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Battle Creek Enquirer
Delano Service Announces Production Partnership With New K-8 Educational Ma
Delano Service is pleased to announce a new production partnership with The Yamie Chess Educational Math Learning Aid.
Schools abuzz as 3D printers arrive in media centers
Some new machines just arrived in three Clarke County schools, but they've already got teachers and students burning with curiosity.
Taxidermy chess: Play with rooks and dead rodents
Yelling "Checkmate!" is even more rewarding with a dead mouse clasped in your hand.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Obamacare And The Fraudulent Turk
The most famous of these is the Turk , a device built in the late 1700s that appeared to play a very good game of chess against humans.
Top 10 SHESS strategies for business success
As a SHESS player, you are a woman, regardless of age or background, who has a strong interest in self-improvement, playing chess, and business development.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Chessnut is a simple chess board model written in Python. Chessnut is not a chess engine -- it has no AI to play games, and it has no GUI.
Water Tower Park Opens By Battle Academy
The Cowart Place Neighborhood Association, in partnership with the Hamilton County Department of Education, was involved in setting up the park outside of Battle Academy School at 1601 S. Market St. The park size is 18,500 square feet.
Sukhu wins ladies chess
The Women's Candidate Master amassed 7.5 points to overcome a tough competition in the JR White-sponsored event.
Sunday Chess Problem [EvolutionBlog]
This is the first of what I hope to make a regular feature here at EvolutionBlog: A chess problem for Sunday.
This is Wiltshire
Chess master who played Bobby Fischer opens new club at Winsley
International Chess Master James Sherwin, who once played Grand Master Bobby Fischer, shared his skills at the launch of a new chess club in Winsley.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The Hudson Reporter
Chess tournament draws young players from Hudson towns
SchoolPlus Hudson is an academic enrichment program with branches in Hoboken and Jersey City that offers classes in Chess, Math, Creative Writing, Languages and serves over 200 students.
The Sweet Science
Lara Has NO Problem Downing Trout in Brooklyn, UD12
Erislandy Lara had the faster, hands, and feet and looked the fresher man in his scrap with Austin Trout at the Barclays Center on Saturday.
Chess holds the secret to saving our cities
Pedro Ortiz is on a metropolitan planning mission. Like many urban theorists, he uses metaphors to illustrate his points, and his preferred comparison is to games.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Making a maker: Checking off the holiday shopping list with a DIY chess set
I'll use 3D scanning to further customize the pieces. I've always been enamored with DIY gifts.
Christian Science Monitor
Von Trapp family snubs NBC casting, Suhay family concurs
Von Trapp family: Carrie Underwood, shown here with the von Trapp family children, starred in the NBC live performance of The Sound of Music last night, Dec. 5. After Carrie Underwood performed the " The Sound of Music " in a live broadcast last night, the von Trapp family and mine found we couldn't solve a problem like awful acting.