Playing Giant Chess in London

Chess is one of the oldest board games in human history (the first games trace back to India, around 500 A.D.). It is probably the most popular strategy game in the world, where the only thing you need is your ability, no matter how old or rich you are, or where you come from.

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It is simple: two minds playing one against the other, where everything can happen and nothing should be taken for granted as long as the opponent King is on the board. Until one of the two players goes checkmate, the game is open.

The rules are the same all around the world, but different craftsmanship created so many different kinds of chess boards. You can find them made of wood, marble, glass, alabaster, but also in a much more common (and less inspiring) plastic.

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Playing Chess in New York City

You may think that playing chess is something only elder people are good at. Well, you should change your mind about it. In October 2017, the best-rated chess players in the world are:

  • Magnus Carlsem, 27, from Norway
  • Levon Aronian, 35, from Armenia
  • Maxim Vachier-Lagrave, 26, from France

This proves that chess is a game in which your ability is much more important than your age (really, the more experienced you are, the better you are at playing!), and it can bring together very different people (for their age, culture or social background), who can enjoy themselves and improve their skills literally everywhere in the world.

Probably, in the next years, chess is going to better involve the youngest, since online playing offers always new opponents to play against, every time of the day (and night). You easily get passionate about chess, and there is no age limit for playing. Simply, the more you play, the better you get at doing it.

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Playing Chess in Central Park, New York

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Chess: A Game for Everyone

Chess is one of the oldest games humanity has been playing along its history. Probably the first chess match took place in India around 6th century AD and, from there, this game spread all around the world.

Many people think chess is a game too difficult to play, or that it is too boring to be played by young people.


Guess what? They are wrong.


Everything is difficult when you are learning something new, but once you have done it, you can start enjoying it. You do not actually need to be a sort of genius to play chess, you just have to learn the basic rules and be ready to prove yourself. Soon chess will be fun!

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