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Funny chess

In the history of mankind, a number of oxymorons have been invented.

However, arguably the biggest oxymoron that might come across one’s mind is “funny chess”. When we associate adjective with the word chess, “funny” is probably the last we would think of.

This series of articles tries to challenge that well-established opinion. We dare you to read them and reconsider your attitude – chess can indeed by very entertaining and fun, both on and off the board.

7 types of blitz chess online players

Blitz chess online The 21st century can truly be regarded as the golden era for all the connoisseurs of the chess game. I have already written about huge positive impact Internet has had on our ancient game.  This impact is especially significant in the domain of the blitz chess. Considering that the tempo of life is faster than…
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Funny chess stories

Funny chess stories? Since I have started answering chess related questions on Quora, I have tried covering a broad variety of chess topics. So far, my most upvoted answers have included some chess anecdotes from my own tournament experience. That's how I got the idea to write this post. During the last couple of years, I have…
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Funny chess problems

Funny chess problems? One of the greatest young chess talents in the World, 12-year-old International Master Nihal Sarin recently visited the quarters of the Chessbase in Hamburg, Germany. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="293"] Nihal Sarin in the days when he was young...ERM ...youngER?[/caption] In the article report following that visit, there was a number of funny chess…
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Best chess quotes

If you ever played chess, chances are you have probably heard the famous quote by Francois Andre Philidor: " The pawns are the soul of chess." Gems such as this represent a priceless part of the rich chess heritage. Numerous chess players, World Champions and famous persons have talked and written about chess and uttered some immortal phrases in…
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Chess in popular culture

Chess gone mainstream February 19th, 2017 will go down in history of chess as a date when chess became an integral part of the mainstream popular culture. Because on February 19th, 2017, the 15th episode of the 28th season (already?!) of the Simpsons, labeled "The Cad and the Hat", officialy aired. An episode in which apart from standard…
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