Electronic Holy War

The “electronic holy war” will run once a year in Tokyo until 2017, This past weekend(Mar 23/24), at the second annual tournament, Crazy Stone(Computer) faced Norimoto Yoda, a Japanese professional who has a reputation for slamming pieces onto the board—sometimes shattering them—to intimidate his opponent. Crazy Stone was given a… Continue reading

Sunday Checkers/ Dr.Emanuel Lasker

Sunday Checkers/ Dr.Emanuel Lasker: Dr. Emanuel Lasker (Dec. 24, 1868 – Jan 11, 1941) {2nd World Chess Champion 1894 to 1921} was a student of mathematics , natural sciences, philosophy and various types of games. Lasker  a first-class contract bridge player[ wrote about bridge and other games, and his own invention, Lasca. Here… Continue reading

Rice Memorial 1916 / Round 2

 CHESS vs CHECKERS  Rice Memorial 1916 : Jan 18 1916 Manhattan Chess Club  Rd2 Newell W. Banks – J.R. Capablanca  0-1 1  Capablanca  12.02  Janowski       8.53  Kostic         8.54  Kupchik      8.55  Chajes         8.06  Rosenthal      7.57  Fox           7.08  Bernstein    7.09  Schroeder      5.510 Hodges         5.011 Black         5.012 Tennenwurzel 3.513 Perkins       3.0 14 Banks         2.0    … Continue reading