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Taxidermied Mice Chess Set

Etsy shop TheCurious13 (not to be confused with TheIndifferent11) is selling this chess set with taxidermied mice as the pieces. Wheeeeee? I feel …

Breaking Bad: The Chess Game by Known Unknown Design

View Gallery<p>It could be called one of the most talked about television shows of the last decade, and seeing that it ended this year, we love that …

TV shows

Chess.com Launches The Master's Bulletin, Again :-)

This month Chess.com launched its new PDF & PGN magazine The Master's Bulletin, which can be considered a mixture of our own magazines, ChessVibes …

Cosmology

BBC Radio 4 makes its move with Across the Board chess series

It is not the most obvious sport to appeal to listeners, but BBC Radio 4 will put chess on the airwaves over the Christmas period with a series of interviews by Dominic Lawson during games, beginning with former heavyweight boxing champion, Lennox Lewis.<p>Lawson, a chess aficionado and former Sunday …

Play it by ear: Chess on the radio

It might sound like the radio equivalent of watching snooker on a black and white television, but Across the Board, a new show coming to BBC Radio 4 …

chessblog.com - Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess Blog

Place one of these banners on your site and get an autographed thank you gift from Alexandra! Email to claim gift!<p>Subscribe<p>Subscribe to<br>Posts …

Kindle Book on Four Pawns Attack

Former New Jersey state chess champion, NM Edward Allen, has written a kindle book on the Four Pawns Attack in the Benoni and King's Indian …

Chess Show on BBC Radio

Photo by Michael Brennan Lennox Lewis for new BBC Radio 4 chess chat show By Tom Eames Wednesday, Dec 18 2013, 10:49am EST Lennox Lewi...

Magnus Carlsen to hold a simul at America’s largest tradeshow

The World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen will hold a simultaneous exhibition hosted by Nordic Semiconductor during the CES 2014, where Carlsen plays …

North Pole

FWCM G4: Carlsen gets edge with Berlin Wall, Anand escapes with a draw

The fourth game of the FIDE World Championship Match finished in a draw after 64 moves of play.<p>Anand started the game with 1.e4 and Carlsen responded …

Berlin Wall

Jeg misset et trekk og måtte sette på nødbremsene

Magnus Carlsen fikk fint lite til med hvit. - Tigeren fra Madras har våknet, sier vår ekspert.<p><b>CHENNAI (Nettavisen):</b> Første parti i den store …

Komodo leads stage 4 of the strongest computer chess championship

The Komodo Chess Engine leads Stage 4 of the strongest computer chess championship TCEC. Komodo has collected 3,5/5, half a point ahead of Houdini …

Engines

Livestream of 2013 World Chess Championship - Vishy Anand vs Magnus Carlsen

The Towering Defense That Shaped Chess History

The Super Bowls, Stanley Cups, World Cups and World Chess Championships are usually won with good defense. Which defense is going to decide the upcoming world championship match between Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen? We shall see soon: the first game starts in the Indian city of Chennai on …

Norwegian Broadcaster Lures Viewers With 100 Hours Of Chess

The airtime on government-owned NRK will focus on a young Norwegian player's quest to become world champion. It will also make a statement about television. The broadcaster says it's pioneering what it calls "slow TV." A previous effort at slow TV featured 12 hours of non-stop …

ChesscomNews on Twitter: "In Chennai! And guess who else! :-) http://t.co/FuRTlxbiDz"

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Back to Europe after a failed attempt to play vs Capablanca

December 1939: Alekhine decided to come back to Europe after a failed attempt to play a revenge match against Capablanca.

A Win For Carlsen In The Upcoming World Championship Match Will Be A Huge Win For The Chess World

I am very familiar with both players, for different reasons, and of course I could not miss this spectacle. Anand was one of my top rivals for what I could call the second half of my chess career if I break it into "Karpov" and "post-Karpov" eras. As the great Anatoly finally slowed, Anand was one …

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A Bust to the King’s Gambit – Bobby Fischer

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Extreme Sports

How the Chess Set Got Its Look and Feel

Traditional chess pieces in the Staunton design (image: Chess USA)<p>Prior to 1849, there was no such thing as a “normal chess set.” At least not like …