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Chess (musical)

Chess is a musical with music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus of the pop group ABBA, lyrics by Ulvaeus and Tim Rice, and a book by Rice. The story involves a politically driven, Cold War–era chess tournament between two grandmasters, one Ame ...

                                               

Three-player chess

Three-player chess is a family of chess variants specially designed for three players. Many variations of three-player chess have been devised. They usually use a non-standard board, for example, a hexagonal or three-sided board that connects the ...

                                               

Dark chess

Dark chess is a chess variant with incomplete information, similar to Kriegspiel. It was invented by Jens Bæk Nielsen and Torben Osted in 1989. A player does not see the entire board, only their own pieces and the squares that they can legally mo ...

                                               

Chess in Armenia

Chess has been played in Armenia since the early Middle Ages; however, it was institutionalized during the early Soviet period. Highly popular in Armenia today, chess gained widespread recognition during the 1960s, when Soviet Armenian grandmaste ...

                                               

Shakhmaty v SSSR

Shakhmaty v SSSR was a Soviet chess magazine published between 1931 and 1991. It was edited by Viacheslav Ragozin for several years. Yuri Averbakh was also an editor. From 1921 or 1925 through 1930 it was titled Shakhmatny Listok and edited by Al ...

                                               

Chess in Azerbaijan

Chess is one of the most popular sports in Azerbaijan, where it is governed by the Azerbaijan Chess Federation. On May 5, 2009 Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev, who is also the chairman of the National Olympic Committee, signed an executive ord ...

                                               

Chess at the Summer Universiade

                                               

Chess at the 2010 Asian Games

Chess at the 2010 Asian Games was held in Guangzhou Chess Institute, Guangzhou, China from November 13 to 26, 2010 with four individual and team events. China finished first in the medal table by winning three out of four possible gold medals.

                                               

Capablanca Chess

Capablanca chess is a chess variant invented in the 1920s by former World Chess Champion Jose Raul Capablanca. It incorporates two new pieces and is played on a 10×8 board. Capablanca believed that chess would be played out in a few decades. This ...

                                               

Los Alamos chess

Los Alamos chess is a chess variant played on a 6×6 board without bishops. This was the first chess-like game played by a computer program. This program was written at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory by Paul Stein and Mark Wells for the MANIAC I ...

                                               

Blindfold chess

Blindfold chess is a form of chess play wherein the players do not see the positions of the pieces or touch them. This forces players to maintain a mental model of the positions of the pieces. Moves are communicated via a recognized chess notatio ...

                                               

Tamerlane chess

Tamerlane chess is a medieval variant of chess. Like chess, it is derived from chaturanga. It was developed in Iran during the reign of Emperor Timur, also called Tamerlane and its invention is also attributed to him. Because Tamerlane chess is a ...

                                               

Lewis chessmen

The Lewis chessmen or Uig chessmen, named after the island or the bay where they were found, are a group of distinctive 12th-century chess pieces, along with other game pieces, most of which are carved from walrus ivory. Discovered in 1831 on Lew ...

                                               

Kasparov Chessmate

Kasparov Chessmate is a chess-playing computer program by The Learning Company for which Garry Kasparov is co-credited as game designer. Kasparov also makes an appearance as the last computer profile which has to be defeated in order to win the " ...

                                               

Chess at the 2011 Summer Universiade

Chess was contested at the 2011 Summer Universiade from August 15 to August 21 at the Meihua Hall of the Shenzhen Conference and Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China. Mens and womens individual and mixed team competitions were held. It was the fi ...

                                               

Chess of Life

                                               

Dice chess

Dice chess can refer to a number of chess variants in which dice are used to alter gameplay; specifically that the moves available to each player are determined by rolling a pair of ordinary six-sided dice. There are many different variations of ...

                                               

Alice Chess

Alice chess is a chess variant invented in 1953 by V. R. Parton which employs two chessboards rather than one, and a slight alteration to the standard rules of chess. The game is named after the main character "Alice" in Lewis Carrolls work Throu ...

                                               

Plod

Plod may refer to: Postman Plod, a fictional character from the British adult spoof comic magazine Viz Plod, a fictional extraterrestrial created by the American tabloid newspapaper Weekly World News Mr. Plod fujikura in the Noddy stories written ...

                                               

Rose hip

The rose hip or rosehip, also called rose haw and rose hep, is the accessory fruit of the rose plant. It is typically red to orange, but ranges from dark purple to black in some species. Rose hips begin to form after successful pollination of flo ...

                                               

Fruit wine

Fruit wines are fermented alcoholic beverages made from a variety of base ingredients ; they may also have additional flavors taken from fruits, flowers, and herbs. This definition is sometimes broadened to include any fermented alcoholic beverag ...

                                               

Growth of the Soil

Growth of the Soil, is a novel by Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. It follows the story of a man who settles and lives in rural Norway. First published in 1917, it has since been translated from Norwegian into lang ...

                                               

Orchard

An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs that is maintained for food production. Orchards comprise fruit- or nut-producing trees which are generally grown for commercial production. Orchards are also sometimes a feature of large g ...

                                               

Peduncle (botany)

In botany, a peduncle is a stem supporting an inflorescence, or, after fecundation, an infructescence. The peduncle is usually green, though some peduncles are more or less florally colored or neutral in color, having no particular pigmentation. ...

                                               

Berry

A berry is a small, pulpy, and often edible fruit. Typically, berries are juicy, rounded, brightly colored, sweet, sour or tart, and do not have a stone or pit, although many pips or seeds may be present. Common examples are strawberries, raspber ...

                                               

Fever Pitch (2005 film)

Fever Pitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film. It is directed by the Farrelly brothers, and stars Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon. It is a remake of the 1997 film. Nick Hornby, who had written the original book and the 1997 screenplay adaptation, ac ...

                                               

Banana

A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called "plantains", distinguishing them from dessert bananas. ...

                                               

Banan

Banan may refer to: Cefpodoxime, by trade name Banan Gholam Hossein Banan, an Iranian traditional music vocalist Banan Tarr, a nature and landscape photographer based in Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America Variant name of Bauan, a municip ...

                                               

Banana peel

A banana peel, also called banana husk or banana skin in British English, is the outer covering of the banana fruit. Banana peels are used as food for animals, in water purification, for manufacturing of several biochemical products as well as fo ...

                                               

Banana flour

Banana flour is a powder traditionally made of green bananas. Historically, banana flour has been used in Africa and Jamaica as a cheaper alternative to wheat flour. It is now often used as a gluten-free replacement for wheat flours or as a sourc ...

                                               

Musa sikkimensis

Musa sikkimensis, also called Darjeeling banana, is a species of the genus Musa. It is one of the highest altitude banana species and is found in Bhutan and India.

                                               

Banana beer

Banana beer is sometimes consumed during rituals and ceremonies. A similar product called mwenge is made in Uganda with only bananas and sorghum. It can also be found under the names kasiksi, nokrars, rwabitoke, urwedensiya, urwarimu and milinda ...

                                               

Banana cake

Banana cake is a cake prepared using banana as a primary ingredient and typical cake ingredients. It can be prepared in various manners, such as a layer cake, as muffins and as cupcakes. Steamed banana cake is found in Chinese, Indonesian and Vie ...

                                               

Musa maclayi

Musa maclayi is a species of seeded banana native to Papua New Guinea and possibly the Solomon Islands. It is placed in section Callimusa. It is regarded as one of the progenitors of the Fei banana cultivars. The plant has red sap and an upright ...

                                               

Banana bread

Banana bread is a type of bread made from mashed bananas. It is often a moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread; however there are some banana bread recipes that are traditional-style raised breads.

                                               

Musa × paradisiaca

Musa × paradisiaca is the accepted name for the hybrid between Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana. Most cultivated bananas and plantains are triploid cultivars either of this hybrid or of M. acuminata alone. Linnaeus originally used the name M. p ...

                                               

Banana equivalent dose

Banana equivalent dose is an informal measurement of ionizing radiation exposure, intended as a general educational example to compare a dose of radioactivity to the dose one is exposed to by eating one average-sized banana. Bananas contain natur ...

                                               

Musa acuminata

Musa acuminata is a species of banana native to Southeast Asia. Many of the modern edible dessert bananas are from this species, although some are hybrids with Musa balbisiana. First cultivated by humans around 10 kya, it is one of the early exam ...

                                               

Musa (genus)

Musa is one of two or three genera in the family Musaceae; it includes bananas and plantains. Around 70 species of Musa are known, with a broad variety of uses. Though they grow as high as trees, banana and plantain plants are not woody and their ...

                                               

Musa balbisiana

Musa balbisiana is a wild-type species of banana native to eastern South Asia, northern Southeast Asia, and southern China. Introduced populations exist in the wild, far outside its native range. It is one of the ancestors of modern cultivated ba ...

                                               

Musa basjoo

Musa basjoo, known variously as Japanese banana, Japanese fibre banana or hardy banana, is a species belonging to the genus Musa. It was previously thought to have originated in the Ryukyu islands of southern Japan, from where it was first descri ...

                                               

Banana split

A banana split is an ice cream-based dessert. In its traditional form it is served in a long dish called a boat. A banana is cut in half lengthwise and laid in the dish. There are many variations, but the classic banana split is made with three s ...

                                               

Banana boat

A banana boat, is an unpowered, inflatable recreational boat meant to be towed. Different models usually accommodate three to ten riders sitting on a larger, main tube and resting their feet on two laterally flanking tubes which stabilize the boa ...

                                               

Bananas (film)

Bananas is a 1971 American comedy film directed by Woody Allen and starring Allen, Louise Lasser, and Carlos Montalban. Written by Allen and Mickey Rose, the film is about a bumbling New Yorker who, after being dumped by his activist girlfriend, ...

                                               

Musaceae

Musaceae is a family of flowering plants composed of three genera with ca 91 known species, placed in the order Zingiberales. The family is native to the tropics of Africa and Asia. The plants have a large herbaceous growth habit with leaves with ...

                                               

Canaan Banana

Canaan Sodindo Banana was a Zimbabwean Methodist minister, theologian, and politician who served as the first President of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987. He was Zimbabwes first head of state after the Lancaster House Agreement that led to the countr ...

                                               

Shire of Banana

The Shire of Banana is a local government area located in the Capricorn region of Queensland, Australia, inland from the regional city of Gladstone. The shire was named after the first township in the region, which in turn was named for the buria ...

                                               

Banana, Queensland

Banana is located at the intersection of the Dawson and Leichhardt highways, 46 kilometres 29 mi west of the shires administrative centre, Biloela.

                                               

Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster is a dessert made from bananas and vanilla ice cream, with a sauce made from butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, dark rum, and banana liqueur. The butter, sugar and bananas are cooked, and then alcohol is added and ignited. The bananas ...

                                               

Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Banana is a small seaport in the Kongo Central province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Atlantic coast. The port is situated in Banana Creek, an inlet about 1km wide on the north bank of the Congo Rivers mouth, separated from the o ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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