Tag Archives: chess

Board of Education

Rod Groff grew up playing chess to pass the time before and after school and eventually joined his high school’s chess team. But he didn’t give the game much thought as an adult until…

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Think-Pieces

S.P.O.R.T. Academy

In chess, the white pieces have the privilege of the first move, and as a result, white has a 52-56% chance of winning over black. But it wasn’t always this way. The convention that white takes the advantage …

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Room and Boards

Library Chess Club at NHFPL

A winning chess strategy: Move forward, jag to the left, move down further, sweep sideways to the right and surround yourself with other warriors. Congratulations! You’ve maneuvered yourself into the lower level of the New Haven Public Library, around the …

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