D-chess is a chess variant invented in 2008 by Dr. David N. Snyder. The “D” is for displacement or it can be for Dhamma (a Pali term from ancient India, where chess originated) or for doctor of chess, the highest, most evolved form of the ... | Read More
The Zen of Chess
From The Dhamma Encyclopedia
Dr. David Snyder with one of his chess sets
Note: The following is adapted from articles that were previously written and published in Chess publications, authored by Dr. David N. Snyder.
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1. The number of possible unique chess games is much greater than the number of electrons in the universe. The number of electrons is estimated to be about 10^79, while the number of unique chess games is 10^120.
2. The longest chess game... | Read More
Today, I have some great news for you. Recently, my wife had to buy chess sets for our local chess club. She teaches chess to kids, so we are a chess family. We started searching for a chess shop in the Internet, and I was surprised at how M... | Read More
Chess in China has been on a meteoric rise, with the ascendent Chinese men's team winning the Olympiad this year. Today, let's take a look at the system that discovered and nurtured all those distinguished chess players.
He Zhizhou - one of the ... | Read More