Category: Woman

So Wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament

chessMADRID — The world’s top female chess player has given up her last game to protest being paired against mostly female players at a major tournament where male contestants outnumbered them.

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.

Our correspondent notes that the ten-board blindfold display in Berlin took place on 23 December 1902, as reported on page 429 of Deutsches Wochenschach, 28 December 1902. The spelling of the Black allies’ names is to be noted. It is believed to have … Read More

Chess Rules

chessChess is often thought of as a complex game, but can really be easily learned. The key to becoming a better player is to never get stuck on one level of play. Always be adding to your game by learning and trying new strategies. Here’s a few tips to start you off.

Keep your chat going from game to game in Live Chess when you play multiple games with the same opponent. Plus lots of other minor fixes and improvements! If you like this update, please consider giving us a fresh, five-star rating in the App Store. It’s so helpful to us! Thanks!

You will also find that a great deal of imagination was put into creating these board games. Games such as Monopoly, Go, Risk, and Scrabble have been designed with intricate rules and strategies to keep any player happily playing the game. Chess brings with it very complex … Read More

Interesting Facts About Board Games

chessChennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian Grandmaster M.R. Lalith Babu drew his top board game with GM Oleksienko Mikhalio of Ukraine and moved in shared lead with 5.5 points after the sixth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships here Monday.

Good game Only complaint I have is that even the easiest level (other than practice) is really hard. Granted, I am a beginner at chess, however I’ve played the AI at level 1 about ten times and haven’t been able to win once. There’s a large gap in skill between practice and level 1.

There are many variations of civil war chess sets and the design of the pieces can be really astonishing. Hand painted pieces filled with details can really contribute to the overall feeling one gets while playing a game of chess. Civil war chess sets come in a variety of materials, including wood, metal, and … Read More

Chess Notes By Edward Winter

chessLearning chess online has become increasingly popular with online games that help you learn while you play. Online chess games are server based games. In an online chess game, chess server records the players’ moves against each other via internet. There are several online chess portals, which enables people to register themselves to learn and play online chess by paying some small amount of money or which can based on their own conditions. Registered players can use all the services of the portal.

While nobody likes to lose a key piece, there are times, however when it makes sense to sacrifice one of your pieces. If an opponent’s piece is taking up a spot that you need open, putting one of your pieces in a position to lure his piece out to capture you is one way to move your game forward. Since you will be losing a piece, be … Read More

Chess Openings

chessIf that is the case, this is surely a concept worth discussing. Getting someone to do something they do not know how to, be an arduous task okay! But why to do this is the real question? Why should people play free online games? Here are your answers.

The set-up is the same regardless of what type of chess set is being used. This article is not going to go into the difference in appearance of the Staunton chess set (the standard design for tournaments) pieces. The analysis of chess is extremely complicated due to the many possible options at each move. Steinhaus (1999, pp. 11-14), as well as many entire books, consider clever end-game positions which may be analyzed completely. Source: the Observer, 6 June 1926. Mr McDowell reports that this was the first problem by A.J. Taffs, who was then aged ten, and he also provides a link … Read More