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Chess By The Numbers

  • webmaster
  • | Aug 17, 2011
  • | 24987 views
  • | 96 comments

Chess... by the numbers! Our favorite game is amazing.

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  • 3 months ago

    khiladi64

    Akiba Rubenstein (Poland) was a chess grand master as well as a world class piano player.

  • 3 months ago

    GMGavishChotani

    Good Article #chess.com

  • 3 months ago

    mastic_attack

    great article

  • 3 months ago

    jhamesbryan24

    This is Cool

  • 3 months ago

    shangoyal

    Never read that Beethoven played chess. Don't know where they got that from.

  • 3 months ago

    jocelasi

    Cool article.  May I add for sports figure, Manny Pacquiao also plays chess and even sponsored big tournaments in the Philippines!

  • 3 months ago

    topcoder

    Very nice article

  • 3 months ago

    m_majid_khan

    all salam

  • 3 months ago

    reddlord

    I don't think the Shannon number is an estimate for the number of possible moves, but for the number of possible positions legally attainable.

  • 3 months ago

    LarEe91

    what is defined as a "player" in the 700 million fact?

  • 3 years ago

    Pau

    Hi Staff

    Is possible obtain these image a high resolution version (or vectorial format) to print a big poster? Thanks!

  • 3 years ago

    StevenBailey13

    @haiguise You don't approve Chuck Norris, Chuck Norris approves YOU! :)

  • 3 years ago

    chelluri

    IT IS INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE!!

  • 3 years ago

    jogk

    the article is knowledgebale

  • 3 years ago

    _36darshan--

    Cool article!

  • 3 years ago

    grandestmonster

    Thanks for a fun and interesting article..I love chess trivia and it's nice to see some of the best in one place. Great illustrations,also...sparked it up. Ta.

  • 3 years ago

    Omar960

    Chuck Norris plays mate in 1 with both sides

  • 3 years ago

    Loufoque

    Thank you and which chance, this process must-to be World… School and Chess. In France we are late….

    Respect

  • 3 years ago

    Loufoque

    But always happy to see, Chess.com are the best.... Cool.

  • 3 years ago

    Loufoque

    Ludwig Van Bethoven; David Lee Roth, Bono.... All these musicians are players, super, but not very surprised. Imagination Queen.

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