The Game That Won’t Quit

Many people may question why such an archaic game continues to be played today. When compared to modern video games, which have a linear path that starts and ends the same way for all players, chess has many alternatives. Many is, of course, an understatement. It is calculated that after three moves (that is three turns by black and white)…

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How to Mod Chess

It’s a game that nobody can really claim to have mastered, and yet many still try to this day. Until computer programs decrypt a pattern that will essentially deconstruct the game into a series of unbeatable move sets, chess will continue to be what it has been for centuries. But this does not mean that the worldwide game of wits…

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The Mind of A Chess Player

It’s widely known that the ill effects of aging come with many consequences. As well as our much beloved outside appearance that deteriorates as skin cells become inactive, our brain cells also begin to deplete as the years go by. Fortunately, there are ways to ward off these unwanted events, staying active keeps our bodies in shape and our systems…

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Miniature Mastermind

Chennai is labeled the Detroit of India, not because it has a high concentration of violent crime or serves as the home to countless purveyors of hip-hop, but because it is a highly populated urban area with a huge automobile output. This busy, crowded, fast paced area does not at all seem like a great spot for someone to practice…

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Changing the Game – Part 2

Super Mario rom one world-renowned game to another, the Mario Brothers have been fan favourites for many years now. Nintendo’s plucky plumbers are still jumping on heads and sliding down pipes to this day, so it makes sense that such a fun packed title would have its own chess set. Adding a coat of bold colour to the board, characters…

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Changing the Game

Chess is a classic game of wits, and with its lengthy and humble history comes a certain level of finesse. Many outsiders often perceive it as a classy game for the educated, a game with fine crafted wooden pieces that reflect its natural and simplistic origins. And yet this can all be turned on is head once you introduce a…

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