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Downtown Stamford park gets chess, checker boards

The Advocate - Apr 25, 2017
The Downtown Special Services District has donated two chess and checker boards, kept under a protective vinyl covering at the park's picnic tables. Interested gamers can pick up pieces—for free—at Stamford Photo and News between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. ...

When artificial intelligence evaluates chess champions

Science Daily - Apr 25, 2017
The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games. Although simple and efficient, it overlooks relevant criteria such as the quality of the moves players actually make. To overcome these limitations ...

Cinder chess at the Little 500

VeloNews (blog) - Apr 25, 2017
I thought maybe the puking would wait until later. Nope. Noah's stomach is over it, 190 laps into this 200-lap spectacle. Enough of the three-minute pulls, maximum effort, trying to keep that back wheel in line on a cinder track that's loosening into ...

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Chess books

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance

by: Josh Waitzkin
In his riveting new book, The Art of Learning, Waitzkin tells his remarkable story of personal achievement and shares the principles of learning and performance that have propelled him to the top—twice.

Josh Waitzkin knows what it means to be at the top of his game. A public figure since winning his first National Chess Championship at the age of nine, Waitzkin was catapulted into a media whirlwind as a teenager when his father’s book Searching for Bobby Fischer was made into a major motion picture.
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Logical Chess: Move By Move: Every Move Explained New Algebraic Edition

by: Irving Chernev
Having learnt the basic moves, how exactly should a player improve? In this much loved classic, Irving Chernev explains 33 complete games in detail, telling the reader the reason for every single move.
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Chess for Children: How to Play the World's Most Popular Board Game

by: Murray Chandler, Helen Milligan
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess.

Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules themselves are straightforward.
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Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess

by: Bobby Fischer, Stuart Margulies, Don Mosenfelder
This book is essentially a chess teaching machine. The way a teaching machine works is: It asks you a question. If you give the right answer, it goes on to the next question. If you give the wrong answer, it tells you why the answer is wrong and tells you to go back and try again. This is called "programmed learning". The real authors were experts and authorities in the field of programmed learning. Bobby Fischer lent his name to the project. Stuart Margulies is a chess master and also a recognized authority on programmed learning.
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Alexander Morozevich Checkmates Magnus Carlsen By One Magical Knight | Blitz Chess Tal Memorial 2013

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