Chess has been around for a long time and as a result has in some quarters garnered a reputation for being a bit of a ‘crusty’ and old fashioned game. Nothing could be further from the truth! Chess has a rich history and with the right guidance and a few hints and tips, it can be a challenge for people of all skill levels and interesting too. In this brief article we have done a quick search across the web to find a few ‘off the beaten track’ articles that you might find interesting and helpful. See what you think.