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Dungeon Chess is Like Harry Potter Wizard's Chess Meets D&D


UploadVR - Feb 24, 2017
There are so many real-life chess boards that have adopted various themes from Star Wars to feudal japan, but Dungeon Chess and other Magic Table games will utilize virtual space to add a layer of animation to the chess pieces that brings them to life ...
 

On Chess: A look at the Tradewise Gilbraltar Open 2017 contest | St ...


St. Louis Public Radio - Feb 23, 2017
The Tradewise Gibraltar Open is considered one of the strongest open tournaments in the world. The 2017 tournament was held Jan. 24 through Feb. 2 with an.
 

Holy Cross student makes top-100 chess players list


Dover Post - Feb 24, 2017
The United States Chess Federation posts the list to motivate girls to study and play more chess. To be considered for the list, a player has to have an established rating and must be an active chess player. A chess rating system is a system used in ...
 

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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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Chess for Kids


by: Michael Basman

A children's step-by-step visual guide to the rules, skills, and techniques of chess—by International Master and renowned chess tutor Michael Basman.

From the history of chess and the aim of the game to essential tactics and taking it even farther in clubs, tournaments, and championships, Chess for Kids covers it all. Before explaining techniques, the book details each piece—pawns, bishops, the king, and more—to ensure kids have a comprehensive understanding before they begin to play.
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How to Beat Your Dad at Chess


by: Murray Chandler

This is not just a book for kids - for ‘Dad’ read any opponent who beats you regularly! This book teaches the 50 Deadly Checkmates - basic attacking patterns that occur repeatedly in games between players of all standards. Each mating motif is carefully and simply explained, and several illustrative examples are given. A final test enables the reader to grade his pattern recognition abilities, and the last chapter explains what to do if your Dad is Garry Kasparov. Fun, instructive - and guaranteed to improve your game.
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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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The Fastest Chess Game ever played Impressive!


Partie d'échecs très rapide : Magnus Carlsen vs. Espen Agdestein __ Channels: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_y7IITOdVaC-_zl1Twwlmw?
 

10 Golden Moves | Chess


Nutella Bread Recipe: http://chess.purzuit.com/video/8eHPkpCGdEY.html Feeling like a Pawn? Learn how to play like a King: Logical Chess: Move By Move: ...
 

Anand vs Carlsen - 2013 Tal Memorial Blitz Chess


This video shows the match between Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen in round 3 of the 2013 Tal Memorial blitz chess tournament.
 

10-year-old Chess Prodigy beats Grandmaster


Grandmaster jan Gustafsson introduces us to 10-year old IM-elect Praggnanandhaa by looking at his game against Grandmaster Krejci. Prodigy alert!
 

Good CHESS OPENING STRATEGY! - GM Vishy Anand (chess24)


FULL COURSE: https://www.ichess.net/shop/opening-tips-from-a-world-champion-gm-viswanathan-anand/ ♕ 10 GM SECRETS: ...