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How Did Chess Pieces Get Their Names?

chessIf you take the Ride, You must pay the Price” don’t be shocked, this is the Tagline of Cadillac Records an upcoming movie of biographical genre. To Watch Cadillac Records Movie Online visit the link in the resource box under this article.

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You can choose a Consoles game that features an in-built screen, easy connectivity to television sets & stereo and portability. It is highly interactive. You will find no compatibility issues regarding the operating systems, the audio card … Read More

So Wins Tata Steel Chess Tournament

chessMADRID — The world’s top female chess player has given up her last game to protest being paired against mostly female players at a major tournament where male contestants outnumbered them.

The Cambridge Springs Variation is an open with a similar idea to the Nimzo. With the move Qa4 black both unpins the knight on f6 and gives themselves control over the d5 square where they can maybe place their knight later on. With the exception of the bishop on c8 all of black’s pieces are either developed or will be shortly; black’s dark squared bishop will come to b4 and put tremendous pressure on the knight.

Our correspondent notes that the ten-board blindfold display in Berlin took place on 23 December 1902, as reported on page 429 of Deutsches Wochenschach, 28 December 1902. The spelling of the Black allies’ names is to be noted. It is believed to have … Read More

Chess Pieces

chessIf you haven’t given much thought to Christmas and with it only being around the corner then I suggest you put on your thinking cap fast to avoid those last minute Christmas upsets. Corners don’t take long to reach and Christmas will be upon you before you can say Santa Claus. Hanging around till the last minute to do your 2009 Christmas shopping for kid’s toys just might leave you with a broken hearted child where your excuses go unheard, and the tears continue to flow.

The match has entered a second stage. The initial sparring and information exchange is over. One comment Kasparov made was that Anand has, so far, managed to keep Carlsen from getting the thing what he wants. It was previously owned by German chess grandmaster Lothar Schmid. who is known for refereeing what was regarded as the Match of the Century between American Bobby Fischer … Read More

How Did Chess Pieces Get Their Names?

chessYou must have noticed children, youngsters, grown ups and even aged people hooked to the internet all day long playing free arcade games. What is that makes these people sit in front of the computer all the time? Is it plain fun that attracts a child to colors or is it something more, something much deeper? In this article, we shall find out what makes people of all ages go crazy over free online games.

Please fix en passant!!! The AI uses en passant rule, while the player is unable to do so. The pawn eligible for an en passant move is inactive and you cannot move it. It’s very frustrating at certain positions. I already faced such situations several times. You even list this move in the rules but it is impossible to actually play it in the game.

bravo for the effort to educate the new batch of … Read More

Chess Openings

chessWith so much resemblance to a real war, the design of traditional chess sets has evolved into a variety of theme designs. Playing a theme chess game, for instance civil war chess, can be much more fun than playing chess with traditionally designed pieces.

Chess games may also be played with a time control , mostly by club and professional players. If a player’s time runs out before the game is completed, the game is automatically lost (provided the opponent has enough pieces left to deliver checkmate). The duration of a game ranges from long games played up to seven hours to shorter rapid chess games, usually lasting 30 minutes or one hour per game. Even shorter is blitz chess , with a time control of three to 15 minutes for each player, and bullet chess (under three minutes). In tournament play, time is controlled using a game clock that … Read More