Neatorama Posts Tagged "chess"
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/
Tiny Chess Set Fits inside a Ring

Imgur member Arduosity crafted this incredibly det...  ...ty crafted this incredibly detailed and intricate chess set. S/he describes it as "near impossible to set...  ...set up." But it's the ultimate option in portable chess

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/10/17/Tiny-Chess-Set-Fits-inside-a-Ring/
Chess Pieces for Modern Times

(Wrong Hands/John Atkinson)The Annoying Friend and...  ...rge enough to park the Hummer.The most irritating chess

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/26/Chess-Pieces-for-Modern-Times/
This Chessboard Makes It Really Hard to Lose Your Pieces

The Congo Quares Bench by Atelier Astúa loo...  ...bench most of the time. But when you want to play chess , you just have to hit the switch and all the piec...  ...h.The bench is not only a great way to store your chess set when it's not in use, it's also a great way t...  ...tures over at Homes and Hues...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/29/This-Chessboard-Makes-It-Really-Hard-to-Lose-Your-Pieces/
Cats Playing Chess

[http://youtu.be/xAGfDLUUvXY] (YouTube link)Cats a...  ...] (YouTube link)Cats are not particularly good at chess , but don’t tell them that. They play with s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/25/Cats-Playing-Chess/
A Game Designer Thinks That He Can Improve on Chess's 1,500-Year Old Rules

( Chess Nerd t-shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop)We&rsqu...  ...iously seen some clever variations on the game of chess --not simply different pieces, but different rules...  ...tion that fundamentally improves the game. Modern chess , he argues, requires players to memorize an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/20/A-Game-Designer-Thinks-That-He-Can-Improve-on-Chesss-1500-Year-Old-Rules/




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