Thursday, January 13, 2005

Chess Players Give 'Check' A New Meaning

JAY BONIN, an international chess master who lives in New York, is one of the busiest players in the country. He takes part in face-to-face tournament matches every week and also regularly participates in games of speed chess at chessclub.com, the Internet Chess Club. He estimated that he has played more than 20,000 games online in the last three or four years.

Read the rest of this NY Times article. Hat tip: Tony Flood.