The Surreal World of Chess Boxing (Part I)

The hybrid sport of chess boxing unites the mental game of chess with the physicality of boxing. Fighters take part in alternate rounds that switch between boxing and chess. It is a sport that is...

How the Visually Impaired Can Play Chess (Part I)

Chess is a sport in which blind players can compete against any other player with ease. Many of the visually impaired chess players can give players with vision a run for their money. So, the question...

Teaching Your Dog to Play Chess

Have you ever seen a dog in a film doing something incredible like playing chess and figured out, Wow, I wish my dog could do that!? Well, this is the similar reaction that I had...

Benefits of Playing Chess with Your Kids

Chess Helps Your Child Focus It’s a very involved and long game. My children enjoy it so much, they get so into it. You can see the wheels turning. The brain getting exercise. Chess Develops...

Tips to Make Your Child a Chess Grandmaster

Chess has all of a sudden become a very fashionable and young sport. A match that took place in NYC between World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and a Russian contender Sergey Karjakin has increased interest...

Africa Gets Its First Women’s Grandmaster

The FIDE has crowned Tuduetso Sabure the new Woman International Grandmaster (WGM). She was victorious at the Chess Championships-Africa. The good news was told to the BCF Botswana Chess Federation president Dabilani Buthali through email. The e-mail also...