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Why You Can’t Resist Wordle

Before playing the game, you've probably seen the grids on social media, five-by-six rows of emoji squares in grey, yellow and green. At first they seemed mysterious. Each grid contained a different color pattern. Some who shared their…

The romanticism of chess

I wanted to write a dissertation, but the connective tissue of the dissertation did not interest me. I wanted to return memories that would pop up like mushrooms and quickly fade away. I owe a lot to where I grew up, in a black…

Try Chess – Ridge Times

Chess is one of the oldest sports in the world, practiced by Europeans since at least the 15th century. It is played between two players, and the logical thinking required in chess has been positively linked to performance in math and…

Lopez wins DavNorRapid Chess Tilt

ASEAN Para Games veteran and new national master Henry Lopez recently got a 7/10 score in an unbeaten streak to win the 2021 DavNor Quick Tournament.The first round saw NM Lopez lock the horns with chess prodigy NM Christian Gian Arca…

5 accounts to follow and learn

Why has learning to play chess on Twitch recently exploded? Last year, chess grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura started broadcasting on this platform and has averaged 2,000 viewers. With the escalating pandemic, that has grown to 18,000…

Who invented chess?

CHESS is considered the world's best-selling board game, with around three million copies sold each year in the United States alone. Chess has had a checkered history and has been banned in many countries over the years, most notably by…