Rooks: They can move straight forward, backwards or sideways, but they cannot jump over a piece.
In tournaments and competitions there will also be recordings of each move a player makes in case any questions on play may come up later in review of the game. Chess is a game of critical thinking and strategy. It is not a very fast paced game so therefore it is fairly easy to be able to make all necessary recordings of each players move.
You can tell that the Fort Knox Variation is solid just by hearing its name. It has all of the perks of the French Defense but without the eternal headache of the bishop on c8. Instead of having to deal with the development of the terrible bishop later on, black chooses to spend two tempi moving the bishop to the more productive c6 square. There are no weaknesses in … Read More
Rugby players are big, strong, intimidating athletes who use their size for effective collisions on the field, but how do they gain those muscles?
To bulk up and gain size, you need to tear and build muscle. This is done by lifting heavy weights in the right set and rep range. There are three different types of weight training: Endurance, Strength and Hypertrophy.
Endurance is best for fat burning and lean muscle and entails lifting weights in a high set and rep range.
Strength is best for building overall strength, with low sets and reps allowing you to lift as heavy as possible.
Hypertrophy is building serious muscle that is required for rugby training using a middle set and rep range, lifting as heavy as possible and completing all sets and reps. Try to increase your weight every couple of weeks. Break down your … Read More
There are many solid chess openings but I’m going to show you the top ten most solid chess openings that there are. First maybe I should define a solid chess opening; a solid chess opening is a chess opening characterized by minimal risk taking and quiet positional play rather than sharp tactical lines. Solid positions in general tend to be very hard to crack and maybe hard for a beginner to recognize but an experienced chess player can tell right away whether or not a position is solid or tactical. Anyway here is a countdown of the most solid openings in chess.
Most important – Beat your opponent in development. Get your forces out and movable (not blocked by pawns) and fast. If your opponent is wasting moves like moving his rook’s pawn in case your bishop goes up or something like that, instead of developing his bishop/knight or castling, … Read More
Homeschool games are a great way to build a child’s language and math skills without resorting to tedious worksheets and drill. Games also help build strong family relationships, and help children develop sportsmanship, self-discipline and good thinking skills.
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The final phase is to introduce the concepts of piece capture, check and checkmate. At this point, your child should fully understand what it means to capture a piece. … Read More
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Bejeweled 2 will set you back $10, making it one of the more pricey games available for the iPhone, especially as the game can be played (at least partially) for free at many different online sites. Is it worth the cost to have the ability to play it on the go? … Read More