Does chess ELO rating of players (who have trained/played approximately the same amount of time) correlate with IQ? The claim is 'IQ and chess ELO ratings don't correlate', a view widespread in chess-...
In the book The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi made a claim: Researchers have proven that chess did not appear until after the death of the Prophet Did chess not ...
I heard once that when two Chess Grandmasters play a five hour game of chess, the intense concentration and focus they have causes their bodies to burn as many calories as someone playing a sport ...
This is often stated as being the shortest stalemate ever, however, is it actually the shortest? I am looking for any brute-force attempts that show that 10 moves is the absolute minimum for a ...
I read this tweet recently: "There are more possible games of chess lasting 40 moves than there are atoms in the entire universe. Intriguing to know." I find this highly doubtful. Could ...