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Chess Rally

Play chess over the Internet, against the computer, or by e-mail.

4 stars Editors' rating on Feb 27, 2009
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3D print your own chess set designed by Marcel Duchamp

A group of creators on Thingiverse have been 3D printing their own interpretations of a chess set designed by conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp.

By July 7, 2014


Appliance Science: How robotic vacuums navigate

Robot vacuums can navigate your home, sweeping up dirt while avoiding falling down stairs. How do they find their way? Appliance Science looks at the science of robot navigation.

By October 6, 2015


Kakao bets on online board games and gambling to nab elusive profitability

South Korea's biggest messaging app is struggling to keep profits up despite increasing popularity, signalling what could be a problem for the global messaging sector.

By September 20, 2015


Chess app lets you get whupped by a child prodigy

Pit yourself against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen when he was just 5, or take him on in his current role as a grandmaster champion.

By February 26, 2014


Vietnam's refugees find second chance in Silicon Valley

For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.

By August 2, 2015


Football, soccer and...Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business

Competitive gameplay in video games has gone from niche to near-mainstream sport in just a decade.

By June 16, 2015


Taxidermy chess: Play with rooks and dead rodents

The best-laid schemes of mice and... well, mice. Intimidating opponents is even easier when playing chess with dead mice. Artist Rachael Garcia explains why having a chess set you can pet is fun.

By December 10, 2013


John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician, and wife die in car crash

Their marriage, and Nash's Nobel-worthy work on game theory, were at the heart of the 2001 film. At the time of their deaths, John was 86 years old and Alicia was 82.

By May 24, 2015


Dead 'Star Wars' squirrels duel with lightsabers

What hard-core "Star Wars" collector can resist two stuffed squirrels fighting with lit lightsabers? May the fur-ce be with you, indeed.

By March 11, 2015


3D printing produces a perfect replica of a sixth-century sword

A damaged sixth-century sword in a museum in Norway has been perfectly reproduced as new through 3D printing.

By February 17, 2015