Pokémon Go is the fastest-growing smartphone game in history, and it's been dominating the news since its launch in July, at least in the gaming world.
But is it a better game than chess? We don't think so.
While both games have their f... | Read More
Mrs. Morphy is renowned in the salons of New Orleans as a brilliant pianiste and musician; and her son, without ever having studied music, has a similar aptitude for it, and he believes he would have become as famous therein as in chess, had he ... | Read More
Have you ever seen a beautiful landmark or an interesting building and thought, "hey, this place could use more chess?"
It's time for another photo manipulation contest on Chess.com.
[Update, June 30: results are below.]
Use ... | Read More
About a decade ago, WilhelmThe2nd, from Chessgames.com sent me this article by Fedor Bohatirchuk about his personal memories of Efim Bogoljubov. The article, which had no accompanying pictures, is given below with some elaboration ... | Read More
Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904
A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida. Its proximity to the United States, the inherent beauty of the... | Read More