Why This May Be the Perfect Time to Teach Your Kids Chess
Chess is a game of strategy, intelligence, and skill. Jon Sieber of Story Time Chess says the game also has a lot of benefits for kids as young as three.
How Chess Can Help Students Excel at School and Sports
Co-owner of the new game “Story Time Chess” talks about the game’s ability to strengthen students’ minds and help them excel in school and sports.
Chess-Playing Robot Breaks 7-Year-Old Opponent's Finger at Moscow Tournament
A chess-playing robot grabbed the finger of its seven-year-old opponent and broke it during last week’s Moscow Chess Open tournament, Russian media reported Monday.
The US Has Never Had a Black Woman Chess Master. That Could Change Soon
Rochelle Ballantyne navigates Marshall Chess Club in New York City like it’s her own home. With a hasty New Yorker stride, she weaves through the narrow, wooden hallways of the club to the back room, where newer chess players hesitate to go. She plops down her belongings on an unused chess desk, headphones on, and shovels a few bites...
Why Has the US Never Had a Black Woman Chess Master?
There’s a culture of playing chess within the Black community, but for a long time, Black players, especially Black women, haven’t felt welcome in mainstream, competitive spaces. NBCLX storyteller Mackenzie Behm explores the lives of several young chess players, the opportunities the game has provided them — and why chess history is about to be made.