Back to The Real Queen’s Gambit Originally published on The Washington Post: Original Article Here Five Myths About Chess By Jennifer Shahade Jennifer Shahade is a chess champion, author, poker player and Women’s Program Director at U.S. Chess.November 20, 2020 at 8:54 a.m. EST Chess is having a moment. Chess is also having a decade. The game has been on an upward trajectory in pop cultu
Back to The Real Queen’s Gambit Article from Forward.com: Original Article Here The real ‘Queen’s Gambit’: Meet the first woman to qualify for the World Chess Championship PJ Grisar November 18, 2020 This article contains spoilers for “The Queen’s Gambit.” When it comes to the real queen of chess — not the orphaned, sedative-addicted, fashionista variety now in vogue courtesy of Netflix’s “T
She was the attraction of the third largest pilgrimage site in Europe after Rome and Compostela’s “Way of Santiago.” The Black Virgin of Pribram (Příbram) still reigns over a beautiful cathedral just outside of Prague.
written July 4, 2010 (Katherine Neville’s July 4th Newsletter) “THE SACRED ARCHITECTURE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON” “Let the annual return of this day forever refresh our recollections of these rights, and an undiminished devotion to them.” -Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1826 On July 4, 1826–a date that, coincidentally, also marked the fiftieth anniversary of the
If you are interested in El Camino de Santiago (The Way of Santiago) – this is the best guide: The Pilgrim’s Guide to Santiago de Compostela by William Melczer Professor Melczer, an authority on the pilgrimage of El Camino de Santiago, translates the medieval pilgrim’s book with notes and fascinating history. There are four routes that converge in Spain: the French route; th
What’s Inside the Box? Katherine Neville introduces the fascinating history behind her Mystery Box story, “The Lunar Society.” See a preview of Katherine Neville’s short story: here. As a former technological person myself, who’d participated in the early commercial phase of the computer revolution, I had long been fascinated by its predecessors: that handfu