Essays Tagged: "Game of Chess"

The doomed empire - USSR (Soviet Union)

standing after World War II.1 This splitgenerated a bipolar effect bringing the entire world into a game of tug of war between thetwo superpowers. Throughout the four decades actual combative war neve ... superpowers. Throughout the four decades actual combative war never broke out butin turn a similar game of chess was played. One country would move and the other wouldcountermove. It was finally Amer ...

(4 pages) 135 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Explain the importance of siege warfare in the High Middle Ages. What was the role of the garrison and castellan?

y constructed and so simply adequate, the castle came to signify the opening move in the real-world game of chess that prevailed in the later middle ages. Because castles were so adept at fending off ... ve representing a challenge to the opponent, so too was the meaning behind the siege--and thus, the game of challenge and withdrawal began. In fact, as far as siege warfare goes, "to challenge an oppo ...

(3 pages) 87 1 4.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Was the Civilizing Mission truly meant to civilize the people of Central Asia?

It truly was the great game. It was the struggle that took place between the two superpowers - Victorian Britain and Tsaris ... st Russia over the lonely passes and the blazing desert of Central Asia. I would say that the great game was much like an enormous game of chess; with Russia seeking to expand its borders and Great Br ... heir ultimate battle with the British on reaching India.I think that Hopkirk in his book "The Great Game" has been very successful in giving a detailed description of this incredible tale of high adve ...

(7 pages) 36 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Bill Gates-story of...

olves aroundcomputers and electronics. A person in California can play another competitor in Iran a game of chess without leaving their home by the use of computers. Computers have become a lot smalle ...

(2 pages) 68 2 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Ancient Chinese Inventions

mal mathematics, paper money, umbrellas, wheelbarrows, multi-stage rockets, brandy and whiskey, the game of chess, and much more, all came from China. The sciences of astronomy, physics, chemistry, me ...

(1 pages) 43 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

When in Conflict do you value more individual rights or protection of groups?

I like to play the game of chess. There are a lot of different ways to win the game. You can play defense all game unti ... e until your opponent makes a bad move, and that's when you step in and beat him with you strategic game plan and wits. Another way is to kill as many pieces as you can. The other way to win the game ... s look for the best way to benefit my group or pieces than just one piece to stay alive and win the game. One's mind is the best tool to win a chess game, and if one has a smart mind, one will be able ...

(2 pages) 34 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

The Case of Evolutionism vs. Creationism

rse. View points from both sides have clashed heads profusely, creating a stalemate in the judicial game of chess. In this dissertation, several items will be discussed: First, the First Amendment of ...

(4 pages) 141 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Sibling relationships in Amy Tan's "Rules of the game"

Sibling rivalry is present in both Amy Tan's "Rule of the Game," and Alice Walker's "Everyday Use." This essay will focus specifically on the sibling relation ... ay Use." This essay will focus specifically on the sibling relationships in Amy Tan's "Rules of the Game." In "Rules of the Game," sibling rivalry is shown when Meimei is excluded from playing chess w ... eimei's decision to be "the strongest wind" and be the best chess player that she can be.Before the game of chess came into their lives, Meimei, Vincent, and Winston used to play together quite well. ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Complexity In The Wasteland

our ability to recognize beauty for its own sake and appreciate the growth in nature. In part II, A Game of Chess, the existence of several people in a world that has robbed them of their individualit ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Big Red One

ray is the fact that the 1st infantry division is used in the same way that pawns are played in the game of chess in which there are many examples to support this throughout the movie. In general I be ... the first to attack, the first to secure enemy lines, the first to die, while trying to survive the game.The soldiers of the 1st infantry riffle men were young and had many hopes and dreams, and yet w ...

(6 pages) 747 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Essay On Mr. White

layed than actually win; however, he is not above using the strategy of distraction while playing a game of chess with his son. He believes he can beat Herbert, his son, by conversing with his wife du ...

(2 pages) 1018 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

History of Alcatraz

ie or in the recreation yard. In the yard they could lounge about, lift weights, play in a softball game, or sit down to a game of chess, dominoes, or bridge.The typical day for an inmate was pretty r ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Eight men out

baseball, where the heros became legends and young fans could actually afford to pay to attend the games, an incident that would scar baseball for life was committed in the World Series of 1919. Base ... the experience of one of the characters" (pg.108). Since this story is about ballplayers who threw games and accepted bribes, this poses a difficult problem in asking the audience to share the feelin ...

(8 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Modeling anModeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS) d Computer Sirizons to

e that with the bad comes the good. Today, kids can take virtual tours of European cities or play a game of chess with someone half way around the world. The technology found in the Internet today giv ...

(1 pages) 476 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


ens her life is a wild rotation from one room to the other Locked in a constant circle of torment a game of chess she cannot win she stands up, throat on fire, head spinningm heart pounding begging fo ... hands through her hair hoping it will quiet the screams in her head but it doesnt and tomorrow the game will start all over again

(1 pages) 536 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Defining Marketing

d with plush armchairs, comfortable love seats, small tables, magazines, newspapers and sometimes a game of chess or checkers. The store offers breakfast pastries, fruit cups, breakfast sandwiches and ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Thinking Critical Simulation

cision you do will affect different people including yourself. You have to think ahead it is like a game of chess you have you think ahead and think about what will happen for each move you make. This ...

(5 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Poetic Voices

s going to appear in the third section, "The Fire Sermon". We are going to focus in one section, "A game of chess" and the two main poetic voices: two women.FORMFirstly, before analyzing the poetic vo ... to flow elegantly, despite her rough phrasing and the coarse content of her story.THE TWO QUEENS"A Game of Chess" is a section of "The Waste Land" concerned with the opposition between the order and ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry