We already know that you can take Chess.com and its mobile app to play chess anywhere, but sometimes there’s nothing like playing on a real board with real pieces.
If you’re lucky, you can try your hand at giant bullet chess, but eve... | Read More
There are a lot of options for the best place to play chess.
Perhaps it’s in a large tournament, or even the world championship match, with millions of dollars on the line, and your opponent just blundered.
Maybe it’s ju... | Read More
The sports network ESPN estimates that 70 million college basketball brackets will be filled out this week in the United States alone.
You can get in on the fun by joining the official Chess.com college basketball bracket contest. Play along wit... | Read More
Dr. Richard Eales' great book "Chess: the History of a Game" in part traces the popularity of mostly modern chess through time. I was chagrined, however, by its minor mention of the Turk in this regard. Obviously I consider the explo... | Read More
Review by Christine VanCott
Play Magnus is a free chess smartphone app available for Apple iOS (and recently) Android. It includes 99 game levels, training videos, and an interactive tournament feature.
The app runs quickly ... | Read More