[IAEP] Chess activities
kpkirton at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 05:40:41 EDT 2011
Would you need a chess engine though? Obviously you would if you
wanted an activity where a player could play against the XO. But a
chess engine would be heavy work for the XO wouldn't it?
Wouldn't a simple on-screen chess board with collaboration enabled be
a good fit for the XOs?
On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree, this would make a great Activity in particular using
> collaboration. There are chess clubs everywhere including many schools
> (I had the privilege of being on the winning team of a citywide school
> championship in NYC when I was 12). There is abundant literature
> linking chess activity with school performance [1,2].
> Perhaps we could interest a chess federation in sponsoring
> development? I believe the Gcompris engine is gnuchess.
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