Chess

“Billie Jean King has done so much for women in sports, not just tennis”

“Billie Jean King has done so much for women in sports, not just tennis”

Award-winning documentary maker Ideas Roadshow recently took to social media to describe the events of the “Battle of the Sexes,” praising Billie Jean King for accepting Bobby Riggs’ challenge and defeating him as a record number of people from around the world watched the iconic match. “Her extraordinary success and influence on the game gained …

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NEW: Power Fritz 18 – The Chess Software World Champion 2022

Power Fritz 18 – The Chess Software World Champion 2022 The really great chess program with full opening theory Despite overwhelming playing strength, it is fun to play against Fritz: with the game mode “Evolving Genius” you will succeed in scoring glorious wins against Fritz. The new AI-based training method leads you to brilliant sacrificial …

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Liberal Democrats clash with Carlisle MP over Levelling-Up ‘chess moves’

CARLISLE’S MP has clashed with the Liberal Democrats over plans for a Mayoral authority. Cumberland Council, which is seen to preside over Carlisle, Allerdale and Copeland, could form a Combined Authority with Westmorland & Furness Council in Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow-in-Furness. The move, if leaders are in favour, would be subject to a devolution …

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Jennifer Shahade on the rise of chess and its gender disparities

A recent chess cheating controversy made headlines on many of the major news outlets. It was a great (or at least public) moment for a game that often doesn’t get mainstream attention. But when chess does make headlines, many can’t help but notice it’s often about male players. So where are all the female players …

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