May 22, 2024

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Via the ARRL: Using Amateur Radio to Play Chess

Playing chess using amateur radio? The concept may have begun in 1912 when a group of college students from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) wanted to challenge chess players at The Ohio State University (OSU). Though the official origin is still debated, clippings from a 1912 issue of The Case Tech, one of CWRU’s former student newspapers, reveal that the challenge was made when the CWRU…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/using-amateur-radio-to-play-chess