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Chess Bluegrass State Games

chessMany beginners put too much emphasis on learning chess openings, only to be frustrated when their opponent doesn’t follow the book moves. Others will spend time studying the Endgame only to find they rarely get there. More often the Middlegame in chess is overlooked, but is one that can help make up for a lack of openings knowledge and give you the edge in the Endgame.

One point to be considered is that the colour sequence flips over on Game 7, at the halfway stage. This means Anand gets two back-to-back whites in Game 6 and 7 and Carlsen will not get time to repair any specific weakness in his defensive repertoire. So, Anand might use his second white to go wide”, probing the range of Carlsen’s preparation and then go deep” in games #6 and #7 to exploit any specific weakness he picks up.

Some people call games as … Read More

Homeschool Games Make Learning Fun

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.

You will also find that a great deal of imagination was put into creating these board games. Games such as Monopoly, Go, Risk, and Scrabble have been designed with intricate … Read More

Chess Bluegrass State Games

chessHomeschool games are a great way to build a child’s language and math skills without resorting to tedious worksheets and drill. Games also help build strong family relationships, and help children develop sportsmanship, self-discipline and good thinking skills.

In terms of the performance and features for such touch/LCD chess games normally it has been seen that the more you are paying, the more you may expect. Simulation games refer to air based games like flying aircrafts and fighter planes. These are more target-oriented and the idea remains to destroy enemy planes. This is an explanation of the rules of chess. I love the game, and I wanted to do my own illustrated tutorial. I know that there are other Chess Instructables, and I hope that this will add to the growing Instructables chess community.

Material – if you are winning by 1 pawn, it’s quite enough. If you can exchange … 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

Voted Best Christmas Toys & Festive Fun Board Games 2009

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.

The three-dimensional games and the touch screen electronic travel chess sets are same but in the touch screen the players touch the computer screen along with a sensor and thus it is shown where the players want to move the parts. The electronic travel chess sets of both kinds are handheld and compact and allow them to fit almost everywhere.

Online gaming has become so popular that it is an essential part of many … Read More