Month: March 2017

‘Queen Of Chess’ Abandons Gibraltar Match To Protest Pairing

chessYou should basically know what the different types of Chess pieces are. They have generally become a well-known part of culture and anyone should be able to look at a Chessboard and recognize it for what it is. The King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, and Pawn are all highly symbolized pieces which each have a special set of rules, moves, and uses. What many people do not realize, however, even if they have experience with the game, is exactly why those pieces are called the names they are. These Chess pieces did not originate as Kings, Queens, and the like, but simply found their most popular form in them.

Contemporary chess is an organized sport with structured international and national leagues, tournaments, and congresses Chess’s international governing body is FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs). Most countries have a national chess organization as well (such as the US Chess Federation and … Read More

Games Build Character Like Educational Games For Kids

chessIvory chess sets have a long and distinguished history, going back nearly to the advent of the game itself. Ivory has been used for many centuries in the construction of chess sets. Some of the earliest chess pieces still in existence are made of ivory.

Strategic plans used in the middlegame can also be used in conjunction with chess openings. These include preparing Pawn breaks to create a counterplay, creating weaknesses in the opponent’s Pawn structure, seizing control of key squares, and making favorable exchanges of minor pieces.

Das imported the ‘sport’ to India in 2011 with the blessings of Rubingh, and has shown impressive organisational mojo. There were small sponsors for the two national tournaments, but Das is tight-lipped about names. Nothing worth mentioning yet,” he says. The first competition saw 213 participants – mostly male – from nine states: Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Tripura, … Read More

Benefits of a POS Software to a Cannabis Dispensary

Owning a marijuana dispensary is a more hard work then some may imagine. Not only do individuals have to follow the guidelines under the state law that will govern their medical or recreational marijuana facility but the operations can be challenging as well. Just setting the business up will come with a whole lot of decisions to be made such as location, inventory, and staffing just to name a few. Once the business is open there will be the additional work of promoting the business to the public, recording transactions, keeping track of all net gains and losses. The work can seem overwhelming, but one thing that can help out to keep the dispensary running smoothly is a Dispensary POS Software.

How POS Software Can Help

POS stands for Point of Sale and this type of software is designed to be used to help increase the revenue of a … Read More

Chess Strategies For A Winning Game

chessMADRID — 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.

Christian Sánchez (Rosario, Argentina) wonders whether Assiac’s name was really ‘Heinrich L. Fraenkel’, as given by Jeremy Gaige in Chess Personalia (Jefferson, 1987), or whether there was a mix-up with Dr H.L. Frankel. Our correspondent notes the discussion of Fraenkel/Frankel in C.N.s 3244 and 3385 (see pages 205-206 of Chess Facts and Fables).

Anand headed into a tabiya – a set of related positions – that he knows very well, when he captured the c-pawn with 3—dxc4. Carlsen took his first long think on move 4. The position resembled a Sicilian Dragon Defence – only the colours were reversed.

This has given rise to many gaming links and websites wooing surfers to try out their skills. Many sites have … Read More

So Wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament

chessIf you take the Ride, You must pay the Price” don’t be shocked, this is the Tagline of Cadillac Records an upcoming movie of biographical genre. To Watch Cadillac Records Movie Online visit the link in the resource box under this article.

Here’s an example – BLACK has a pawn at d4; WHITE moves his e2-pawn to e4; had WHITE moved to e3m the BLACK d4 pawn would have been able to capture so now he can capture en-passant on his next move. But if BLACK decides to make another move instead, he gives up his right to capture.

Anand headed into a tabiya – a set of related positions – that he knows very well, when he captured the c-pawn with 3—dxc4. Carlsen took his first long think on move 4. The position resembled a Sicilian Dragon Defence – only the colours were reversed.

Control of the center: Control … Read More