Neatorama Posts Tagged "chess"
Exquisite Chess Sets Once Captured the Game's Global Heritage

We see beautiful and creative chess sets on the internet, and then we go home to use...  ...ugh the history of the game, there have been many chess sets made purely as works of art, with actual pla...  ...actual playability a low priority. The history of chess is even more compl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/07/Exquisite-Chess-Sets-Once-Captured-the-Games-Global-Heritage/
Stained Glass Chess Set

This is a one-of-a-kind handmade chess set. Game designer KnowNothing_JonSnoo received i...  ...ained glass artist.You can just imagine a game of chess where the only light source in the room is the bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/05/Stained-Glass-Chess-Set/
Why Chess Fans Hate the Movies

It's pretty well known that military service membe...  ...pointed in the actual portrayal. And then there's chess . Filmmakers seem to always get chess wrong on one way or another, often in many ways,...  ...nd that's bothersome to those who love the game. Chess errors come in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/19/Why-Chess-Fans-Hate-the-Movies/
Magnus Carlsen Playing Chess Hustlers in Washington Square Park

Norwegian grandmaster and world champion Magnus Ca...  ...n New York and went to watch the old guys playing chess in the park. One of them beat his manager pretty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/16/Magnus-Carlsen-Playing-Chess-Hustlers-in-Washington-Square-Park/
Combat Maneuvers...

The story starts to get weird right before you figure out what they’re talking about. Yes, it’s an odd game, but I believe the rules were designed over many generations by people who didn’t really have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/11/Combat-Maneuvers/
The Five Most Expensive Chess Sets Ever

Chess takes five minutes to learn and a lifetime to mas...  ...us consumption, and you end up with one-of-a-king chess sets with astronomical prices. Consider this set...  ...f $113,575. Piero Benzoni crafted this stunning chess set. It features a scene which pays homage to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/05/The-Five-Most-Expensive-Chess-Sets-Ever/
These New Chess Pieces Would Make the Game a Lot More Fun

Zach Weinersmith of the webcomic Saturday Morning...  ...Breakfast Cereal has some great ideas to spice up chess . We've seen some clever variants, such as a cylin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/20/These-New-Chess-Pieces-Would-Make-the-Game-a-Lot-More-Fun/
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley vs. Trash Talker...

Maybe you’ve seen the chess players at Washington Square Park in New York. Th...  ...r grins and crush out-of-towners quickly. Here, a chess hustler named Wilson is challenged to a game by a...  ...east a guy he doesn’t recognize. It’s chess grandmaster Maurice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/18/Grandmaster-Maurice-Ashley-vs-Trash-Talker/
Life Resembles Tetris More Than Chess

Games are often used as metaphors for life. Chess is often used as a metaphor, although usually for...  ...n in others. Tor Bair beccame intimately aware of chess as a metaphor at an early age, and other games ca...  ...s came only later.From the age of seven, I played chess con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/14/Life-Resembles-Tetris-More-Than-Chess/




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