Interesting Facts About Board Games

chessNearly100 years of playing chess may have something to do with Zoltan Sarosy’s ability to remember events that happened before the First World War.

Have you tried the Tutor to help make the game easier and aid learning? You can turn this on in Options or Match Settings to help every turn, or use it as you choose from Menu, and it will recommend a good piece to move but not where to move it to, to allow you to make your own assessment. Hint(?) on the Menu can give ideas of where to move pieces.

If you are not doing it already, start today. The strongest competitive advantage you have over everyone else is the knowledge and systems you possess. And to create systems you need to keep learning about newer developments, keep abreast of the latest advances and be in constant ‘education mode’.

If you are losing by position, try to force a draw, like multiple checks ie. checking your opponent, preventing him/her to launch any attack. If your opponent cannot stop your checks, the game is drawn. You can also try to capitalize on mistakes, then use killer tactics to turn the tables but that would be harder. Another way is to get repeated moves. If a move is repeated 3 times consecutively, the game is drawn.

Have you tried the Tutor to help make the game easier and aid learning? You can turn this on in Options or Match Settings to help every turn, or use it as you choose from Menu, and it will recommend a good piece to move but not where to move it to. Hint(?) on the Menu can give ideas of where to move pieces.

Attack and defense – If you are playing white, do not play defense, get your forces out until you find an opening, then attack. If you are playing black, defend until you either find an opening or your opponent is a step behind you in development, then you attack.

Again, as I said before, I am not a chessmaster or expert and these tips are to help newbies or rookies that are looking to improve. Now, if you are already a chessmaster or expert, there is no point reading this, as you might either already know this or have other even better strategies to beat this.