iOS app Android app

Chess Game

This Giant Chessboard Is Made Of Refugees And Migrants' Life Jackets

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.14.2016 | Good News

Talk about being strategic. Students, staff and volunteers at University of the Aegean on the Greek island of Lesbos have taken the boats and life jac...

How This Chess Grandmaster Uses The Game To Transform Young Lives

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.13.2016 | Black Voices

Maurice Ashley is a man who has expertly mastered the game of chess. He is a three-time national chess championship coach, a two-time author and an o...

Chess Solutions: Weird Promotions

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

French aristocrat Barthelemy de Basterot was a strong player, but treated the essential rules rather loosely. On pawn promotion he wrote that any pawn reaching the last rank can be changed to any piece a player chooses.

Chess Puzzles: Even the Champions Get It Wrong

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

In chess, nobody is immune to blunders, not even the champions. This is a common theme in English Grandmaster John Nunn's excellent new book Nunn's Chess Endings, Volume 1.

Sam Stein

Public Option Chess Match: Reid Working For Best Bargaining Position | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There was a slew of good news on Thursday for supporters of a public option for health insurance coverage. Two Democratic Senators who have nominally ...