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Bobby was an individual that lived for chess. From the age of 6 when his sister bought a chess set from a candy shop below their apartment until he virtually dropped out of competitive chess and off the face of the Earth, he was completely obsessed with the game. With an IQ measured to be 187, within the top 0.000003% of the population or an IQ that appears in roughly 1 out of 36,927,646 people. This level of intelligence, especially the ability of spacial reasoning is almost certainly what contributed to his great chess play. You don’t need to be a genius to play chess but it certainly helps.
A unique piece that looks like a horse’s head. It can jump around the board in an L-shaped pattern. Because of its limited options, it can … Read More
Chess, the most popular game in the world, has a long history dating back more than a thousand years. Board games similar Chess have been discovered on ancient Egyptian sculptures. Handwritten manuscript, over a thousand years old, referring to Chess has been found. Remnants that seem to be chess units have been excavated in Italy, and some people believe they should be dated at the second century AD. People have been playing chess with objects on some kind of chess table for centuries, and the earliest version that has definitely been linked to chess is a game called Chaturanga, played in India almost 1600 years ago.
Whenever a culture discovered the game, the game changed. An example of this was the re-naming of the pieces. In India, the most important piece was called the Rajah, in Persia it was called the Shah, in the Arab world it was called the … 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.
In terms of the performance and features for such touch/LCD chess games normally it has been seen that the more you are paying, the more you may expect. Simulation games refer to air based games like flying aircrafts and fighter planes. These are more target-oriented and the idea remains to destroy enemy planes. This is an explanation of the rules of chess. I love the game, and I wanted to do my own illustrated tutorial. I know that there are other Chess Instructables, and I hope that this will add to the growing Instructables chess community.
Material – if you are winning by 1 pawn, it’s quite enough. If you can exchange … 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.
The game of chess is said to have been conceived in India and all the chess pieces were all based on elements of war. Those elements being infantry, cavalry, elephants and chariots all represented by the pieces such as with the Pawns, Knights, Bishops, and Rooks. Originally The King was referred to as the General and it was not until the game made its way to Europe that the pieces were redesigned with a more court like design rather than that of a military one and The General changed … Read More
Long before chess came to Europe from India, the British Celts were playing board games where the object was to capture a central ‘king’ piece. Two variants of this game existed, Gwyddbwyll and Tallfwrdd.
Chess openings usually try to avoid the creation of Pawn weaknesses. Pawn weakness is a term used to describe the presence of isolated, doubled and backward Pawns, or clustering many Pawns together in the form of a Pawn island. Some players sacrifice at the endgame in favor of a fast attack on the opponent’s position. Another option is to sacrifice Pawns at the beginning to create a fast attack on the enemy at the endgame stage.
Let’s look at some real life illustrations. A 25 year-old guy, living a wild and hard life, full of promiscuous sex and drug abuse, gets AIDS. Bad? What kind of life does a 25 year old in that kind of … Read More