Monday, February 28, 2011

Endgame Endorses: Thoughboxes

I'm a list junkie. I even have a list of lists. No joke. They help me feel organized and allow me stay on task.

I recently came across a great website and thought I would pass it along. It is called Thoughboxes and the url is

This site allows you to keep your lists organized online. Check out this pic below...

See how nice and calm everything looks? No reason to feel overwhelmed by everything you need to's got soothing colors!

We fully endorse this baby...give it a try! It's free!!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Chess vs. Music, Volume I - Dr. Dre

Keeping with my usual theme of complete and utter amazement at the current unpopular state of chess, I have compiled a bunch of examples showing chess used in popular music. I'll run several of these posts in the weeks to come showing examples across all genres of music...and yet, professional chess stands like a wallflower in the corner.

First up, Dr. Dre on a recent cover of the popular hip-hop mag, XXL...

Nice shot of Dre and extra props for the board being set up correctly!!

Friday, February 4, 2011