Virtual chess is a very easy and effective way to learn the game, especially for young children. Now, children can get the same training as national and international champions and can be more proficient in the game with unique techniques and the guidance provided to them. Virtual chess training requires only a computer, a webcam, speakers and a microphone. The instructors in the virtual chess class teach chess using the decided curriculum broadcasted on the computer in a virtual classroom setting.
In Game four, the onus will be on Anand to maintain momentum with his second white. Anand is equally comfortable pushing either central pawn. If he does play 1.e4 Anand will definitely be prepared for the Caro Kann. Carlsen played a very high-risk line the first time. He might deviate first, unless he is very confident about the depth of his personal book”, against a man who knows the … Read More
One of my favourite cultural past-times is one that wasn’t particularly popular when I was at school. Chess has never been seen as the coolest game in the world, but given that the new reigning world champion, Magnus Carlsen, is the youngest in history, has engaged in fashion shoots for G-Star Raw, and is even considered something of a thinking woman’s sex symbol in his native Norway, then perhaps the image of the game is about to at least improve slightly.
Nowadays, you will find many wonderful and decorative chess sets at affordable prices available, giving you even more fun and excitement playing this awesome game. They are available e.g. made of wood, glass, alabastrite, carved soap stone or marble, and are amazingly designed in details. To fit your personality you can select from different themes and this arrays from African Animal, Civil War, Chinese Warrior, World War II chess … Read More
The Isle of Lewis (pronounced Lews) is in the northernmost of the Outer Hebrides gives its name to oldest known chess set. In 1831 a stone building was uncovered following the erosion of a sea bank and the famous discovery was made.
The Cambridge Springs Variation is an open with a similar idea to the Nimzo. With the move Qa4 black both unpins the knight on f6 and gives themselves control over the d5 square where they can maybe place their knight later on. With the exception of the bishop on c8 all of black’s pieces are either developed or will be shortly; black’s dark squared bishop will come to b4 and put tremendous pressure on the knight.
Björn Jónsson, one of the contenders has 2039 Elo points (on the chess rating scale adopted by the United States Chess Federation, this is considered to be expert status) and no boxing … Read More
Board games have a very long history, having been around for centuries; however, they have become a popular past time among the middle class sometime during the 20th Century. Many of the more classic games on the market today got their start during World War II.
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 be difficult to use, so plan ahead several plays to master what you are going to do. Many people forget about this piece until it snags one of their pieces.
Anand blinked, understandably, at this point. He could have taken the pawn; several hours of cool analysis with computer engines suggests that the pawn grab should work. In practice, white’s optical compensation is immediately obvious, and Anand said he reckoned it would be full compensation. White smashes the … Read More
A vast, global, growing marketplace has opened up with the explosive growth of the Internet. And this hungry market is full of people who buy stuff… especially information products. Ebooks are the most frequently sold form of information product.
The more active chess boxing associations are in London and Leipzig; matches have also been played in Los Angeles, Nantes, Tokyo, Reykjavik, Amsterdam and Krasnoyarsk. Rubingh has organised a world league match to be held in Moscow on 28 November, where 3 Indian players, who will be selected at trials in Kolkata, will participate.
More recently there has been an introduction of chess videos that can be downloaded and played on your computer. These are usually just videos of a board from a chess program that the instructor is using to play through the moves of whatever he is teaching. The beauty of the video lesson is that not only does … Read More