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Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. It is one of the world's most popular games, played by millions of people worldwide in homes, parks, clubs, online, by correspondence, and in tournaments. ...more
“ and a most curious country it was. There were a number of tiny little brooks running straight across it from side to side, and the ground between was divided up into squares by a number of little green hedges, that reached from brook to brook. I declare it's marked out just like a large chessboard!' Alice said at last. 'There ought to be some men moving about somewhere--and so there are!' she added in a tone of delight, and her heart began to beat quick with excitement as she went on. 'It's a gr ...more ”
“ You ain’t know nothing,” a man scoffed. “How I’m supposed to trust some junkie Churchwitch-” The words sliced through her like razor-sharp fangs. Her face flooded with shame, so hot she imagined it steamed in the icy air. At least it wasn’t difficult to identify the speaker. All she had to do was look for the man with Terrible’s fist locked around his neck. “Ain’t think I hear you right,” Terrible said in a calm, quiet voice. “Wanna louden up?” The man shook his head His eyes bulged. He looked ...more ”
[close] Conversation with the author of the new novel, Death or Quarter; the story of an incarcerated bare-knuckle champion that's as much about fighting as the Odyssey is about sailing.
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Hello! We …more
[close] Hello! We <3 chess books, and I hope you do too! We are a team of chess players, writers, and publishers at Forward Chess team, who wish to bring together the reading community and the content producers so that we can share our wonderful journey with the books we treasure and our reviews, notes, and ideas as well. This group is a new-born baby as of now. And it takes a village to raise a child! Do share your vision for the group, your expectation and how we can make this group better, together! Thank you. ♔♛♖♝♘♟♙♟ http://forwardchess.com
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All things Lewis Carrol and Alice in Wonderland! Feel free to love and hate!
[close] All things Lewis Carrol and Alice in Wonderland! Feel free to love and hate!
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Each month a theme will be set with a suggested book for each age group (adult, young adult, 8-1…more
[close] Each month a theme will be set with a suggested book for each age group (adult, young adult, 8-12 years, young children). You do not have to stick to your age group, it's just to provide a little something for everyone. Some months adult themes may be included, there will be a warning given prior if this is the case. If you add a book to the tbr please let a moderator know the key themes, genres and age range that it falls under.
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