Category: Chess Culture

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

Chess Pieces And Their Roles In The Game

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This single piece is the most powerful piece on the board. She can be spotted as the tall piece with the enclosed crown. She can move along any of the squares that are directly connected to her. Front, back, and diagonal, there isn’t a limit to where she can go. Keeping that in mind, you must protect her as well as you protect your king. Losing your queen can prove to be devastating.

It’s the weekend and you are bored stiff with too much TV. You are wondering what to do! Chances are you will hit the internet and logon to some social networking site to join an ever increasing web of online gamers! Great program, challenging. Only drawback is that in two … Read More

Am Hungry For A Comeback

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Each of the playing pieces has a specific role attached to it. As you learn to play the game on your wooden chess set, you will become more comfortable in the understanding of what each one can do. So go grab those wooden chess pieces, and we’ll look at each one.

One of black’s problems and white’s trumps is that white has undisputed control of the a-file and therefore, a more active rook. If black can get his pawns rolling, however, he will either open lines to activate his own rooks, or create dangerous passed pawns, or both. White will find it difficult to counter this because his queen doesn’t have much influence in the key half of the board.

The Bd4 move is good and keeps … Read More

‘Queen Of Chess’ Abandons Gibraltar Match To Protest Pairing

chessYou should basically know what the different types of Chess pieces are. They have generally become a well-known part of culture and anyone should be able to look at a Chessboard and recognize it for what it is. The King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, and Pawn are all highly symbolized pieces which each have a special set of rules, moves, and uses. What many people do not realize, however, even if they have experience with the game, is exactly why those pieces are called the names they are. These Chess pieces did not originate as Kings, Queens, and the like, but simply found their most popular form in them.

Contemporary chess is an organized sport with structured international and national leagues, tournaments, and congresses Chess’s international governing body is FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs). Most countries have a national chess organization as well (such as the US Chess Federation and … Read More