Double 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.
The well-known conflict between the South’s Confederate Army and the North’s Federal Troops resulted in many famous battles with many lives lost. By playing on a civil war chess set, you will feel as if you are right there on the field, planning and developing tactics for a perfect strike. You will be in war and the outcome of your game will be dependent upon your skills, strategies and tactics.
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 2 squares forward. Of course, this opening is also dependent on the response from the player playing black. If he moves his king’s pawn 2 spaces in response, then this is a true king’s pawn opening. But, if he moves his queen’s bishop’s pawn 2 squares forward in response, then what you now have is what is called a Sicilian Opening. And there are variations of this opening depending on the moves that follow.
Features – It has two controllers and multi-connecting sockets that can accommodate 8 players at a time. Online connection is possible with the help of separate adaptor and 20GB storage hard drive. It can accommodate more than 1600 playable video games and has become a prominent part in the home video game market.
Comparatively the electronic chess set is a new discovery. Against the computer most of them let 1 or 2 human players. The two main types of the electronic chess sets are touch screen and three-dimensional. The players using the chess pieces on the bottom with the pegs in the indentation on the chessboard are involved in the 3-dimensional electronic chess sets. The type of piece placed in the computer is known by it as the indentations have the electronic sensors, which informs the computer. The players are given advice on the feature electronic lessons and how to play by many of such travel chess sets.
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).
The king, which required safeguarding from checkmate in the middlegame, emerges as a strong piece in the endgame. It is often brought to the center of the board where it can protect its own pawns, attack enemy pawns, and hinder moves of the opponent’s king.