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Is Online Chess Our Future?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Is Online Chess Our Future? The answer is it depends.  Some might say that is our present already.  Some might say the it can never replace Over the Board competition (OTB) and others might argue that there is plenty

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Do we need Chess Governing Bodies?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Do we need Chess Governing Bodies? The answer is: It depends. We must first define our terms. What do we mean by Governing Bodies? In the United States, the National Governing Body is the USCF. Internationally, the World Chess

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Is Chess Just a Game?

The Chess Files The answers are out there. By Jim Eade Is Chess Just a Game? The answer is it depends.  We must always begin by defining our terms.  One might think we all know what we mean by the word game, but philosophers, beyond my realm of expertise, have

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