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
When you’re ready to buy a chess set, make sure you get one you will be happy with. A chess set is a special kind of purchase. You should never go cheap. Having a chess set that you can be proud of and that you feel good about will add to your e... | Read More
Benjamin Franklin was born on Jan 17, 1706 or Jan 6, 1706 old style.
Franklin wrote about checkers (draughts) when he sailed to and from England in 1726. When a fair wind came up, Franklin spent much of his time onboard playing checkers. He l... | Read More