Posts categorized "Education"

Members of our girls club have been active not only in studying and practicing the game, but also in writing about chess. One member, high school...… Read More »
July 29-30, 2021 Cherry Hill, New Jersey Sponsored by the US Chess Trust www.USChessTrust.org 2021 Koltanowski Conference on Chess in Education to be… Read More »
The history of Western society suggests some answers on how bishops became soldiers and how queens became the strongest warrior in the chess army.… Read More »
Early attempts at these rules were too ambiguous for proper enforcement, and later attempts were made to provide clarity on dealing with repeat moves… Read More »
The 50-move draw rule took centuries to reach its modern definition.Read More »
Though the concept of stalemate had long been recognized, there was no universally accepted rule on its significance before the 19th century.Read… Read More »
For centuries, pawns could move forward two squares on their initial move. But the rules were debated when the move bypassed control of an enemy pawn… Read More »
Grandmaster Judit Polgar, the top female chessplayer in history, will appear our US Chess Women girls club on June 3. The legendary champion is also… Read More »
Throughout the history of chess, the only direction a pawn could move is forward. The only variable left was what happened when a pawn reached the...… Read More »
Part Three of former US Chess President John McCrary's historical series tracks the progression of the modern-day castling maneuver.Read More »

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