Tech news tagged ‘chess’

Nixie tube powered chess

Nixie tubes always catch my eye – see here, here and here, for example – so how about this one? Nixie Tube Chess!

Rather than the usual clock dimension, these enthusiasts pursued a more cerebral challenge, using “real ex-Soviet” nixie tubes for the pieces.

To be honest, maybe Nixie Draughts would…

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Most read Gadget Master posts in June

Which posts have proved the most popular in the month of June? Well there’s a nice mix of old and new.

Topics covered include: Arduino-based chess, a Pi-powered Amiga, an electric go-kart, rocking robots and barcode scanners…

As always, taking it in reverse order, for maximum…

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Arduino powers remote chess moves in (almost) real time

There may be many things you could do with a robotic arm capable of moving in two dimensions, but how about using Arduino to provide the physical moves of a remote chess game?

You make a move on your board and the system wirelessly transmits the info for the corresponding…

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