I recently started reading the very interesting Streets of Salem blog, and this article about the Pokemon Go craze caught my eye. As a historian [...]
Which of us--Robert Horvat or me--has the edge in our grand trans-Pacific chess battle? You be the judge!
I have challenged Robert Horvat to a chess match that will play out at virtually a global distance. Who will prevail?
Nancy Marie Brown reveals some interesting truths about the Lewis Chessmen, Viking history and Margret the Adroit.
This delightful article from Robert Horvat's history blog is an interview with author Nancy Marie Brown, specifically about the "Lewis chessmen," a medieval chess set [...]
The story of the real-life Rain Man who used his brain to hack a game show and win over $100,000.
In addition to being one of the screen's greatest icons, Humphrey Bogart was an amazing chess player.
Great article from Robert Horvat's blog on the history of chess, which is a really interesting, surprisingly multi-cultural story of medieval history. Playing chess with [...]
Another great blog from Jaunting Jen about something I had never even heard of before--"Nine Men's Morris"! What is that, pray tell? It's something whose [...]
Here is a really fascinating article from the Artlark blog about the origins of the board game Monopoly. We all think of the world's best-selling [...]
I've never been much of a video gamer, but when my husband picked up a used Xbox last Christmas, I admit I got [...]