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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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
Bobby Fischer is one of the greatest chess players that has ever lived. Despite the fact the many people considered him to have gone crazy, he is greatly misunderstood. Although no one should condone his anti-American and anti-Semitic statements many of the things that he said were taken out of context. Regardless of any of this Bobby Fischer will always be remembered as America’s World Champion and one of the greatest chess players of all time.
Toys also teach the child to socialize. For example, he can create a building through the set of building blocks. Activities like this will teach the child to become a leader, a follower and a team player. Educational toys not only help the child to develop his abilities and skills but also teach the child to be responsible. Organizing his toys after playing with them is one of the best ways to teach a … Read More
For the game of chess the perfect time is an airplane trip or a long car ride. For people who prefer playing chess while traveling there are varieties of electronic chess sets obtainable for them.
The value of designating the club’s headquarters is something the founders should not overlook. Come to think of it, all clubs need a place to meet. The options here are numerous. A school campus, the university, the local community centre or even a home, a small company that willingly donates space shall suffice. Does the place have enough lights, chairs and tables? If so, then you’re halfway done with the checklist. You see, a good venue isn’t always supposed to be expensive.
This is my personal favourite. GM Nigel David Short MBE is often regarded as the strongest British chess player of the 20th century. He became a Grandmaster at the age of 19, and … Read More
A chess grandmaster has been thrown out of an international tournament after he made repeated trips to the toilet to allegedly check tactics on a mobile phone he had hidden inside a cubicle.
In the Fool’s Mate, White takes its first move by taking the King-side Bishop’s Pawn and moving it either one or two spaces. Black then moves their King’s Pawn either one or two spaces. White then moves their King-side Knight Pawn two spaces and Black reacts by moving the Queen all the way diagonally, to the edge of the board. This provides a Checkmate, as the White King has no possible moves.
LCD chess express on the low end requires for your options and moves the cursor type button input and is not very convenient. It is a bit time consuming but you can get an extremely low priced entry-level chess set, which you can give your … Read More
The majority of the marble chess sets that you will find in online chess stores are made in two different areas of the world. The first major producer of marble and onyx sets is Pakistan. The sets are made in the region in and around Karachi; this region is known for having a well-established onyx and marble industry. The second major producer of marble sets is the region of Puebla, Mexico. Almost all of the chess sets produced in this region are made with onyx and marble. Both styles of are unique in their own way, yet they still share certain characteristics.
As far as graphics are concerned, they are sharp and colorful and do not distract you from the game. The background images remain static to ensure the focus and attention of the player is not hampered. Creation of a combo or a chain results in fantastic explosions of … Read More