The queen moves in continuous diagonal and straight lines. Forward, backward and side-to-side.
The Guioco Pianissimo is a more solid variation of the Guioco Piano. It is really just an opening that is ideal for developing your pieces and not much else. There really is no way to create a strong attack right out of the opening because of the fact that white’s most active piece, the bishop on c4 can be neutralized by Be6. Still this opening remains very popular with beginners because it is very natural and easy to memorize.
The next phase of the game was completely fascinating. Both players were playing across both sides of the board. Carlsen opened his Queen’s rook file creating prospects of counterplay for his rook. Anand started to expand on the queenside with a pawn-roller. Carlsen switched to the kingside trying to activate his queen and knight; Anand pushed the white … Read More
New 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.
When adding games to your home school, look for those that are inexpensive, easy to learn, easy to set up and easily obtainable. You should also buy games that appeal to a wide range of age groups. When you play games as a family, alternate between choosing games for older children and little ones. Adapt the rules to make the game harder or easier so it will be fun for the entire family.
Good app, poor AI Overall a good app, does what it needs to do. My only criticism would be with the AI- it is strategic in the wrong sort of way. It thinks too many moves in advance for the level of difficulty. … Read More
There are many solid chess openings but I’m going to show you the top ten most solid chess openings that there are. First maybe I should define a solid chess opening; a solid chess opening is a chess opening characterized by minimal risk taking and quiet positional play rather than sharp tactical lines. Solid positions in general tend to be very hard to crack and maybe hard for a beginner to recognize but an experienced chess player can tell right away whether or not a position is solid or tactical. Anyway here is a countdown of the most solid openings in chess.
Everything fits pretty easily into the board. The board doesn’t even look like one that folds up once it’s open, but flip it over, put the pieces in, latch it, and you’re all set to put it on a bookcase. I’m really glad I got this. One day … Read More
One of my favourite cultural past-times is one that wasn’t particularly popular when I was at school. Chess has never been seen as the coolest game in the world, but given that the new reigning world champion, Magnus Carlsen, is the youngest in history, has engaged in fashion shoots for G-Star Raw, and is even considered something of a thinking woman’s sex symbol in his native Norway, then perhaps the image of the game is about to at least improve slightly.
Nowadays, you will find many wonderful and decorative chess sets at affordable prices available, giving you even more fun and excitement playing this awesome game. They are available e.g. made of wood, glass, alabastrite, carved soap stone or marble, and are amazingly designed in details. To fit your personality you can select from different themes and this arrays from African Animal, Civil War, Chinese Warrior, World War II chess … Read More
To start with, there are six essentials to setting up the club: (1) Organizers (2) Players and the needs of the Players (3) Venue (4) Chess Paraphernalia (5) Teaching and (6) Plenty of Energy.
With both the players tied at 6-6 in the 12 classical games, they had to play four games under rapid chess rules with 25 minutes to each player and a ten seconds increment after every move. Anand became the first Asian to win the FIDE world chess championship after defeating Spain’s Alexei Shirov in Tehran in 2000. His title win on Wednesday was his fourth in a row – he also won in 2007, 2008 and 2010. Has everything you need, for free Simple, hassle free app. Can increase levels from 1 to 12 meaning you can slowly notch up your game. You can save games and manage stats. I’ve great for individual players.
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