With with the prevalence of smartphones and internet-connected computers, chess is no longer a game that requires two players sit at the same table. But while that means we can play more games, it also means less face-to-face connection. Chess Forum is New York City’s last chess shop, and it’s run by Imad Khachan, a man proud of what the chess shop offers people: the chance to connect. Lonelyleap takes you inside the shop to meet some of the regulars and, through chess, shows something the world is losing as we become more reliant on our devices.

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If you’re anything like us, you perpetually suffer from inbox overload. If we’re only reading one email a day, it’s going to be SHIFT. SHIFT is for guys who are not afraid of change. Guys that understand small things can make a difference. Guys that are willing to question what they think. It’s for guys just like you. Two times a week, SHIFT delivers content around the mind, body and movement–along with some appropriate eye candy–direct to your inbox. Their goal is to remind all of us that every man should give a SHIFT.