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
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
Barbie doll has a new boyfriend called Fred, yet another waxed model to replace Ken who she dumped. Good one and I gotta give it to these toy companies, but you can’t fool me, its Ken with his hair dyed. And it wouldn’t surprise me in the coming weeks leading up to Christmas if retirement is on the cards for Thomas the tank engine. Tommy ain’t going anywhere he’ll be under a new name and with a different color engine. What I’m getting at is what you believe to be new, is just old hat.
Today players of every age compete in tournaments held by small local chess clubs, as well as in nationally and internationally sponsored events. The World Chess Federation (FIDE), founded in Paris in 1924, presides over the prestigious world champion awards that generate global media attention. But human players need to watch their moves because the … Read More
Linear Planning is the last of our important strategy skills that can be learned playing games. We may have dreams that seem unattainable, such as strong family relationships or financial security. Linear Planning can help by reducing a complex goal into a series of much smaller and more manageable steps. Tower of Hanoi Card Game is a two player game based on the puzzle of the same name, where nine cards are randomly dealt into three piles. The cards must be rearranged into order according to some simple rules. At first view it seems impossible to work out the game, until you use logic to consider the consequences of a move and break it down into smaller pieces. Instead of tackling the entire set of cards, try working with only two cards and get them into the right order. Using this approach my eleven year old son can now solve … Read More
Chess Free is the best free Chess game on Android and is currently the highest ranked (at time of writing) from the 120+ free chess programs listed!
Kasparov says he’s in Chennai purely as a chess tourist and, if one takes him at face value, he should have been well satisfied. The presence of a former world champion and living legend at a world title match should, in itself, scarcely be cause for speculation. However, theories about the real reasons” for Garry Kasparov’s presence in Chennai, and the players’ reaction to his presence, dominated the post-game conference, which should really, really, have been about the game itself.
The Factfinder contains many references to the books based on the chess collection of David DeLucia, and the latest, compiled by his son John, is a 711-page hardback on Emanuel Lasker. It includes an absorbing range of letters, articles, photographs and ephemera, most … Read More