Knights and Kings: Medieval Chess as Male Bonding
Scholar Jenny Adams examines the homosocial facets of the game through literature of the Middle Ages.
Catherine de’ Medici Was Good at Chess
The game was a way for early modern women in royal courts to prove their skill in political life.
The Grand Old Tradition of Gaming at the Library
Visit your local public library today and you may find rows of kids playing computer games, or even a couple of Xboxes. Gaming at the library is a tradition that goes back to the 1850s.
Games of Artificial Intelligence
Chess and artificial intelligence have been matched almost since the beginning of AI research, but now there's a new game in town.
Chess Grandmastery: Nature, Gender, and the Genius of Judit Polgár
László Polgár raised all three of his daughters to become chess prodigies.