Did You Know Facts – Chess

Chess is infinite: There are 400 different positions after each player makes one move apiece. There are 72,084 positions after two moves apiece. There are 9+ million positions after three moves apiece. There are 288+ billion different possible positions after four moves apiece. There are more 40-move games on Level-1 than the number of electrons [...]

Interesting Facts about Soccer!

The origin of the word “Soccer”: Did you know that the word “soccer” came from an abbreviation of the word “association football”? Back in the 1880s, students of Oxford University used to abbreviate words by adding “er” to the end. For example, breakfast was referred to as “brekkers” and rugby was referred to as “ruggers”. [...]

Why Russians Are Very Good In CHESS…..Amazing !!!

 After months of negotiation with the authorities, a Talmudist from Odessa (in    Russia) was granted permission to visit Moscow. He boarded the train and found an  empty seat. At the next stop a young man got on and sat next to him. The scholar  looked at the young man and thought: This fellow doesn’t [...]

Longest Wimbledon Final Set Record

Brazil’s Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa entered the Wimbledon record books on Wednesday when they won the longest final set in championship history. The Brazilian pair upset sixth seeds Paul Hanley of Australia and Kevin Ullyett of Zimbabwe, winning 5-7 7-6 4-6 7-6 28-26 in a rain-interrupted encounter that spanned an unprecedented four days of [...]