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Sunday, July 20, 2008 7:06
Chess and math have always slept side by side. But are they a happy couple? I think every chess player has had the experience of someone asking you, in high school, if your math grades were as good as your chess results. Sadly, for me the answer was often 'no'. By Arne Moll In fact, the reason I did so badly in high school math was probably ......
Monday, July 14, 2008 6:29
One of the strangest books I've ever read is Bach en het Getal (Bach and the Number) by the Dutch authors Kees van Houten en Marinus Kasbergen. The main thesis of the book is that within the music of the great composer J.S. Bach, various messages, numerological clues and strange links hide just behind the surface. A recent article on the chess...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2008 1:55
[lang_nl]Schaken trekt divers publiek aan. In Amsterdamse schaakcaf?ɬ©s tref je boh?ɬ©miens, zwervers, intellectuelen en door de wol geverfde routiniers. Over hen is al veel geschreven, meestal in schrijnende clich?ɬ©s, soms in liefdevolle po?ɬ´zie.Door Arne [/lang_nl][lang_en]The game of chess attracts many different people. In Amsterdam...