I like this idea, but the guy is nowhere near meeting his fundraising goal...and he only has three days to go. :OHNO: If you have some extra cash, maybe put it behind this project?
Chess Peeps -- Chess comes to life!
It's that time of the year again....
Big change this year: this will be a Chess960 tournament! If you haven't tried Chess960 before, don't panic! It's just like traditional chess, but just with a randomized starting position. This is a good thing as it helps even out the...
I forgot that this is just around the corner - just 14 days to go!
Who do you favor, Anand or Gelfand? I'm sticking with Anand.
Here's a vid interview with Gelfand (English begins around 1:06):
The New Zork Times has a vid and an art piece on the famous Isle of Lewis chessmen.
From Elephants to Bishops
Someday I would like to visit the Cloisters.
The art piece:
Medieval Foes With Whimsy
Chess finally gets its own merit badge! It's about time. The next merit badge I want to see is for Starcraft. :) We must prepare for the arrival of the Zerg!
Boy Scouts of America Introduces New Merit Badge... With Roots That Date Back to 600 AD
I guess this is one way to pass the time:
Moammar Gadhafi plays chess as NATO bombs fall
Read more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Moammar+Gadhafi+plays+chess+NATO+bombs+fall/4934524/story.html#ixzz1P7HxDo9i