Links to useful sites

Links to useful sites

The Mechanics Institute: The Chess room at the Mechanics’ Institute was established in 1854.  The Institute was founded to assist with the development and study of the Mechanical Arts.  It was a pressing need following the gold rush of that time. Chess was considered an integral part of the establishment

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Why I Teach Chess

by David MacEnulty Why I Teach Chess Ah, chess. It’s a been called a game, a sport, a science and an art. It’s an enjoyable pastime, an intense competition, a field for the application of mathematical precision, scientific experimentation and verification, and a marvelous opportunity for creative expression. It has

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Can Chess Be Addictive?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Can Chess be Addictive? The answer is it depends.  We must first define our terms.  Let’s say that addiction is a psychological or physical inability to stop consuming a drug, chemical, activity or substance, even if, it is doing

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7 time Champion Grandmaster Irina Krush discusses recovery from COVID-19, plays a few live games in video interview with Sasha Starr, Jim Eade and Alexi Shirov

Sasha Starr, joined by Jim Eade, interview special guest Chess Grandmaster Irina Krush, 7 time US Women’s Champion. In the interview, Irina discusses in detail her ordeal of contracting and beginning to recover from COVID-19. She shares her experience dealing with the lack of answers the medical community were providing,

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