Tag: chess

One of the best chess players in the world, Magnus Carlsen, plays and beats Bill Gates in a game in 1 minute and 19 seconds.

The subculture of chess in New York City

One of the most classic board games, chess, gets a revival in NYC. I had no idea that there were so many chess clubs in the city. I’ve probably walked right by them before and didn’t even know!


I never thought of having a chess set just sitting out in my home, but if I ever did decide to, I’d like it to be this Super Mario Chess set. Saw this today and thought it was pretty neat.

Old school. But one of my favorites (even if it looks very bad over 10 years later).

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This Star Wars: A New Hope chess set is made entirely out of Legos. It’s not an official Lego builder’s set, but it sure looks like these Lego pieces were made for this set. Pretty creative work. [via]