Category Archives: Community

26 Oct
0

"Developing Chess Talent – Chess and Autism"

GM Artur Yusupov training young talents in Apeldoorn (photo book cover by Fred Lucas) Chess and Autism Excerpt from ‘Developing Chess Talent’ by Karel and IM Merijn van Delft Chess is a suitable sport for many children and adults with ...

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Marcel Duchamp
25 Sep
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The Chess Player As An Artist: Marcel Duchamp

In recognition of Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess exhibit currently on display at the Francis Naumann Gallery in New York City (Sept. 10th – Oct. 30th, 2009), we are running this article, previously published on our website in 2007. ...

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03 Sep
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"Chess Phenom Yet to Meet Her Match" (DailyNews.com)

By Dennis McCarthy From DailyNews.com Updated: 09/02/2009 06:30:52 PM PDT Don’t let her young age and friendly demeanor fool you, her coaches say. The kid has the heart of a champion and the brains to match. She’ll steal your queen, ...

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Chess Donors
23 Jan
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Utilizing Chess to Promote Self-Esteem in Perceptually Impaired Students

A Teacher’s Guide Developed by William Levy, Hopatcong Borough Schools (1986 – Hopatcong, New Jersey) “Students who have shown prowess in chess and in the abstract thinking, intense concentration, problem solving, and mental strategy involved have shown themselves and their ...

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16 Dec
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ChEssays: From Pawn to Power by Matthew Anderson

From Pawn to Power by Matthew Anderson (Age 18, Ryan Academy High School, Norfolk, Virginia) I am a pawn in the board of life. My power is limited. A lot of times people see me as the weakest piece, but ...

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04 Dec
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U.S. Schools Recognize Benefits of Chess

Click Image to View the Video Report US Schools Recognize Benefits of Chess By Julie Taboh Washington 26 November 2008 Studies worldwide have shown playing chess has benefits, especially for young children. Inspired by this knowledge, a growing number of ...

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06 Nov
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Ryan Academy’s Success with Chess!

  Ryan Academy students engrossed in a game of chess. The U.S. Chess Trust donated chess equipment to the Ryan Academy. Below is a note we received from the Ryan Academy regarding their success with chess! “”A million thanks! We ...

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03 Jan
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Is Chess 99% Tactics?

(RR) IS CHESS 99% TACTICS? According to Richard Teichmann this is the case..What do you think? Lets take a look at the following position: White to move. White wins with a remarkable Rook sacrifice! Try to find it…

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04 Oct
0

The Chess Player As An Artist – Marcel Duchamp

“…I HAVE COME TO THE PERSONAL CONCLUSION THAT WHILE ALL ARTISTS ARE NOT CHESS PLAYERS, ALL CHESS PLAYERS ARE ARTISTS.” MARCEL DUCHAMP BIOGRAPHY OF MARCEL DUCHAMP 1887-1968: Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp was born July 28, 1887, near Blainville, France. In 1904, he ...

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14 Sep
1

The Philanthropist’s Mind

Photograph: Jorge Saggiante What Are the Motivations That Drive People to Donate Money to Charities? I ask myself this question , after reading about Jorge Saggiante who has donated millions of dollars towards the organization of the World Chess Championship in Mexico. ...

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