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1 In the board game "Monopoly", each player begins the game with 1,500 dollars. Hobbies > Games 08/07/10
2 Captain Kayvaan Shrike is of The Raven Guard Chapter. Hobbies > Games 04/30/09
3 The modern version of the board game "The Game of Life" was published in 1960 by the Milton Bradley Company. Hobbies > Games 02/01/09
4 The board game "La Conquete du Monde" was created by French film maker Albert Lamorisse in 1957. It was released two years later in English as "Risk". Hobbies > Games 02/01/09
5 The board game "Pay Day" was created in 1975 by Paul J. Gruen. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
6 Milton Bradley released his first board game, "The Checkered Game of Life", in 1860. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
7 The board game "Trivial Pursuit" was created by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott in 1979. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
8 Spades is the highest suit in the card game of Bridge. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
9 The board game "Careers" was created in 1955 by sociologist James Cooke Brown. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
10 The board game Pente was created in 1978 by Gary Gabrel. Hobbies > Games 01/30/09
11 Viswanathan Anand became the World Chess Champion in 2007. Hobbies > Games 01/16/09
12 Wilhelm Steinitz was the World Chess Champion from 1886 to 1894. Hobbies > Games 01/15/09
13 A chess player whose Elo rating is between 2000 and 2200 is said to be in the Expert class. Hobbies > Games 10/20/08
14 In chess, if your opponents pawn moves two spaces, but if it had moved one space you could have captured it with your own pawn, you can still capture it by moving it to the space the opposing pawn would have moved to, had it only moved one space, and removing it. This is called en passant. Hobbies > Games 09/24/08
15 In the board game shogi (a.k.a. Japanese chess), a lance moves exactly like a rook, but forward only (i.e. not backwards or to the sides). Hobbies > Games 08/11/08

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