You are supposed to know the rules before you play in a tournament. Nevertheless, it happens regularly that a player does something illegal. This may lead to a sanction.
Touch and move: If you touch a piece, you have to move it, except if it is impossible, of course. As long as your hand has not left the piece on a new square, it can be placed on any accessible square. From the moment, you let it go, it is played. If you don’t know this rule, it can be an expensive one. As an example, watch this game that went:
1. e4 – e5
2. e4xd5 – Qxd5
Then, white, by mistake, touched his king. That meant, he had to play it. The king could only move to e2, then black moved his queen to e4 and it was a checkmate. A very humiliating way to lose. So in … Read More
A chess set consists of 32 pieces: 16 white and 16 black, representing two sides of a chess battle. To understand how to play chess and develop strategy, it’s imperative to know how each piece moves. This very simple knowledge is necessary to truly grasp the power of each chess piece and in the course of a match, make the most of that individual piece’s power.
Very upset with this purchase. The crafting looks a lot different than the pictures and when it got here the white queen was broken and both the black knights were missing. Had to improvise and make knights for the time being although it was a surprise girt for my girlfriend and she was upset as well.
The only additional work the DVD replication business is required to do is to downsize the video master into a You Tube ready format and then split the … Read More
MADRID (AP) — The world’s top female chess player has given up her last game to protest being paired against mostly female players at a major tournament where male contestants outnumbered them.
The expansion of online games is largely an outcome of easy internet access and ever growing social communities on the net. Endless possibilities have also arisen after the integration of software like Flash and Java to the internet browsers. This has enabled streaming audio and video on websites and also made user interaction easy. Ranging from simple text-based games to those with complex graphics, online games have come a long way from single user to Massively Multiplayer Online Games.
Sometimes a player can opt to start off with a sequence of opening moves that is considered standard. These moves are referred to as book moves. At other times, a player may opt for an opening that is an … Read More
Bejeweled 2, the sequel of Bejeweled, is a classic puzzle game. This game too has been developed by Popcap games. This popular game is available on the iPhone as well. This game is so popular that gambling websites like and gaming websites too have offered this game for surfers of the web. This game is fiercely contested on all online portals.
Bakugan Battle Brawlers Battle Pack Series 1 Spheres from Spin Master tops the list as the most popular Christmas gift for lads. It’ a strategic game which includes cards and marble-shaped action figures which all boys loves. When the marbles roll across a particular metal card, the marbles pop open into the form of a specific action figure. When buying toys of this sort you have to consider your child’s safety and well being. Although it’s an all time favorite – due to small pieces that come supplied with … Read More
Ace of Cakes” and other Food Networks has become part of every homes. Through these shows, viewers are given free recipes and step by step guidelines in cooking and decorating. Cake decorating stuffs and other cooking techniques of world – renowned chefs are made available because of these shows.
tulkus : love the new tactics feature…It’s really improving my game. I think this feature is fantastic, you can’t help but learn win or lose…thanks for holding your end of the deal by being the best chess site out there! Easy Game It’s too easy to be a game. I can probably win from any situation like even after losing my queen. Please make it a bit tough to beat. It’s quiet boring to win everytime.
When the Interzonal came Bobby crushed the competition with a remarkable 18.5/23 far ahead of far ahead of Bent Larsen, Efim Geller, and Robert Hübner, … Read More
Chess has had a long and rich history, having roots in both India, China, and Persia, as well as from Europe, where the modern incarnation of the game was born. To fully understand the pieces of the game, however, it is advisable for one to trace its history in all of these places. As the game evolved, so did the pieces used in the game, turning Chess into the wealth of possibilities which it exists as today.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary , which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
I’ve always liked to drink at the board, although not coffee in particular. I have experimented with drinking Milo, Sustagen, Up&Go and Multi-V at the board … Read More