Category: This is Chess

Chess Pieces

chessDouble Six, Double Nine, Double Twelve, Double Fifteen, and Double Eighteen. The last one Double Eighteenare the largest commonly-available set. The number of tiles and points in each set is as follows: Double 6: 28 tiles, 168 pips, Double 9: 55 tiles, 495 pips, Double 12: 91 tiles, 1092 pips, Double 15: 136 tiles, 2040 pips, Double 18: 190 tiles, 3420 pips.

This game is wack! Im a player of years and no rookie at level’s 5 and 6. This game plays level 2 like level 5 or 6… How can a beginner learn to be confident if the 2nd level is this difficult? Uninstalling! If Carlsen had done it the other way around, by moving his queen first and then his bishop, he would gained a move via an intermediate threat. That would have been enough to retain the slight edge, which white usually has in the early opening. … Read More

Voted Best Christmas Toys & Festive Fun Board Games 2009

chessWelcome to my article on the secret of chess. Chess is a very popular recreational and competitive game. It is one of the great mind games which our ancestors have invented. The current form of the game emerged in Southern Europe during the second half of the 15th century after evolving from similar, much older games of Persian and Indian origin. Today, chess is one of the world’s most popular games, played by millions of people worldwide in clubs, at home, by correspondence, online, and in tournaments. This is the variant I’m talking about today.

In a controversial move, Hou Yifan, often referred as the Queen of Chess,” said her intentional resignation from the game was meant to protest having been paired against mostly female players at a major tournament where male contestants dramatically outnumbered female.

Resignation – either player may resign, conceding the game to the other player. 7 … Read More

Chess Rules

chessFor 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.

Our app follows international standard Chess rules properly. It is possible to have checkmate without check beforehand. Please send saved game to support@ so we can assess any issues. If the game is too hard, please try using Tutor and Hint to help make the game easier and aid learning, and try practice level(P) which is much easier.

My goal for this school year, was to join as many clubs and teams as possible. There was an announcement, and i just knew i had to sign up. But there was ONE catch: i SUCKED at chess. So just a few days before i played my first ever opponent, I downloaded this game, and played it … Read More

The Game Of Chess

chessChess as a game has been around for centuries. The ultimate game of strategy and tactics, chess is favored the world over as a challenging pastime which requires discipline and dedication to improve. Chess has its roots in Asia as far back as two thousand years ago. Since then, the game has kept a relatively fixed format, and has grown to international status with many hundreds of thousands of players the world over.

In late 2004, the US women’s team made history at the Chess Olympiad by capturing silver, the first ever Olympic medal for the United States. The player and driving force behind this success was Susan Polgar, who came out of a seven-year hiatus with a stunning performance.

The last clear chance was 34.- Rf8 35. Bxd3 Qd6 (with a threat of Qxg3) 36.Qg2 Rxf2! 37.Rxf2 Rf8 38.Rdd2 Rxf2 39.Rxf2 Bxf2+ 40.Qxf2 Qxd3. Black is a pawn ahead … Read More

Teaching Children How To Play Chess

chessCasual games usually last 10 to 60 minutes; tournament games last anywhere from about ten minutes ( fast chess ) to six hours or more.

On another note, if a computer solves the game of chess, a person could not possibly remember what to do against any possible move in order to beat someone – it’s just too difficult. The use of computers to try to solve the game of chess is inefficient, see hypothesis number 4 for a better use of computers.

Other real estate genre games include the game called Rochester on Board; it is a game of real estate trading that teaches its player a concept of property trading. The board it self looks a lot like the Monopoly board and is played in almost the same way you would play that game.

This has given rise to many gaming links and websites wooing surfers to try … Read More