#Chess #Notation #Development #FEN

On the Development of Chess Notation

Chess is considered one of the world’s oldest games, at least of the games that are still played today. It is said to have originated from ancient India and dates back to around 600AD. Since then, the game has evolved to the version we know today. The world evolved too and inventions such as the transistor were made. Partially, the transistor was a useful development for chess as it gave rise to epic chess computers, but is was not the most useful development for chess of the past 14 centuries. ...

#Advertorial #NTS #System Engineering

NTS’ knowhow of propulsion and print systems considerably shortens customers’ time-to-market

System architect Mike Curvers (47) develops propulsion and printing systems at NTS. Twenty years ago, he started at a predecessor of NTS. He saw his professional field change: mechanical machines became mechatronic, motion control continued to become more important and the demand for printing flexible, customised series continued to grow. Moreover, technologies like printing reliefs and Additive Manufacturing entered the market. The know-how NTS has in the field of propulsion and system printers is unique in the market. ...

#University Teams #DroneTeam

UAS Challenge

Hi there! We are Aerobotic Tech Team Twente (A3T), one of the student teams of the university. Our team deals with multiple drone-related challenges, in total we participate in four different challenges. In this article, we will focus on the IMechE UAS Challenge 2019. This yearly challenge consists of a simulated humanitarian rescue mission. An example of such a rescue mission is delivering first aid, water and food to survivors in an area hit by earthquakes. ...

#University Teams #RoboTeam

RoboTeam Twente in Australia

Last summer, RoboTeam Twente traveled to Sydney, Australia, to participate in the RoboCup, the world championship of robot soccer. The RoboCup consists of many different leagues where all kinds of robots compete in different challenges. The Humanoid League competes with walking soccer robots, the @Home League builds domestic robots for day-to-day tasks, the Rescue League builds all-terrain robots with a range of tools. The Middle Size League builds large soccer robots focused on independence, and the Small Size League builds compact soccer robots and focuses on tight control, quick plays, and heavy teamwork. ...