That's it, the duel between Anand and Carlsen is settled and the chess world has a new champion! The match, which started the 7th November was to be played in a best-of-12 format and Carlsen having a 3 point-lead after 10 games, the 2 remaining games will not be played.
Settlers of Catan is one of the most popular board games in the world. Those people who already played it a couple of times probably noticed that it's a very complex game which takes more skill than luck in order to win it. A player may not be able to influence his luck factor, but indeed he can influence his skill factor by thinking about and carefully executing a winning strategy. This task turns out to be a real challenge since every game is unique like a fingerprint.
Angry Birds is a phenomenon that has come a long way from the simple game played on smart phones and tablets. Since it emerged on iOS at the end of 2009, the franchise has grown extensively. The game now inspires live action recreations in Barcelona, a range of...
"How can I become better at chess?" This is the eternal question that almost every one playing chess is asking himself at one point. At the beginning, it is easy. Play a couple of games and the rules start getting clear. Play even more games and you start discovering some patterns.
This article has the most effective ways for beginners to improve at chess. Beginning chess players have different needs than intermediate or advanced players. This article goes over things to do during each game and after each game to improve.
Want to know more about why an untitled player was suddenly strip searched in a tournament and why months later he was refused his prize despite winning the tournament? Here is more information about Borislav Ivanov and the cheating accusations around this player.
One of the more innocent recreational pastimes, card playing, has a history of disparagement by fundamentalist Christians. This "sinning" is without basis in any sacred writings, however. Certain zealots, however, insist on equating a deck of cards with Satan because it creates fun. And cards also have a past associated with certain pagan practices, pure poison to hard-core Jesus jumpers.
Give new life to office trash like CD spindles, used ball point pens and ruined CD's. Follow these simple directions to make three different random selectors. Many popular games are based on the throw of the dice or the spinning of a top to provide an unpredicted numerical value. These devices can also be used for board games.
This article introduces Scrabble as played in school competitions and talks about some tips and tricks that you can use to win at Scrabble in a competition. Scrabble is a word game invented in 1931 that is played on a board that has a grid marked 15x15. The least...