Category: Rules And Movement

Chess Strategies For A Winning Game

chessNew York, Feb 5 (IANS) The Facebook app that enables your conversations with your friends on the popular social network has now made it simple to play chess from a computer or a smartphone.

Chess politics, which is labyrinthine and complex in nature, deserves to be discussed in much detail but that definitely wasn’t the appropriate time and place. One theory was however, laid to rest. Both players said that they had neither met nor spoken with Kasparov, which means that he did not help Carlsen with his preparation. GK also reiterated that he wasn’t helping Magnus.

Pawns kept the idea of the infantry and grew to represent the peasants from a court. They were considered expendable pieces, as the entire game was built around protecting the court. During the phase of Medieval Chess, however, these pieces were given a little more substance, and each particular Pawn was generally given … Read More

So Wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament

chessYou can divide the world into three types of people: Those who believe there is no God and everything is an accident; Those who believe there is a God, but everything’s still an accident; and those who believe there is a God, and everything has a purpose. Most Americans claim to belong to the latter group, but really aren’t consistent about it. I run into this problem when I tell people that nothing that happens to you in life is bad, you just haven’t figured out yet why it’s good. The vast majority of people have a really hard time with this, even though it’s entirely consistent with that last category of people, which most people claim to belong to.

Probably the most common opening for the person playing white is the Kings Pawn opening. This is where the player playing white moves the pawn in front of the king … Read More

Babu Draws With Mikhalio

chessRecording chess moves or sometimes called chess notation can be done in many different interesting ways during a game of chess. The two most popular ways to record moves in a game is to record what specific moves were made and to record what game pieces were moved. These two ways to record are important for the output of the game and to make sure that novice players are following all the rules of the game.

Students in college, post-graduate courses or even those studying specific vocational courses buy ebooks. Surprising enough, even students of other topics like guitar playing, chess, golfing and swimming buy ebooks – to teach them how to play, learn or work more efficiently.

Each player begins the game with 16 chessmen: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 bishops, 2 knights, 2 rooks, and 8 pawns. To properly position the pieces on a chess board, start with … Read More

Voted Best Christmas Toys & Festive Fun Board Games 2009

chessThe first moves of a chess game are collectively known as the opening. Chess openings vary widely in character, from quiet positional play to wild tactical play.

King: Moves only one square at a time, but in any direction. It’s the most important piece on a chess board. If/when captured, the game is over. The king’s special move is called castling; it is the only time two pieces can move at once (king and rook).

So the opening and middle games are important to ensure you get at least some fighting chance in the end game, if you are able to get there. Anand, world champion since 2007, won the junior title in 1989 and became India’s first Grand Master at the age of 16. A few players still prefer descriptive notation, but it is no longer recognized by FIDE.

If you have played even only 1 game of chess … Read More

The Game Of Chess

chessKid means generally a child. And child mostly demands for a game which means an activity providing entertainment or amusement. While choosing an appropriate game for children parents might get confused. But it is proved that open-handed games, Toys & Puzzles will be the best in the long run for children. But Toys & Puzzles also need to have some kind of creativity & imagination to play; otherwise they will be wind up behind the sofa in just a few minutes.

Joining the duo on top of the points table at 5.5 points were top seed Sergei Tiviakov (the Netherlands), Adly Ahmed (Egypt), M.R. Venkatesh, P. Karthikeyan, Ram S. Krishnan (all India). The Europeans gave chess pieces the actual names we use them today, simply because this mirrored the way they were living. A thousand years ago they displayed the very way in which both, typical people and persons of … Read More