The Isle of Lewis (pronounced Lews) is in the northernmost of the Outer Hebrides gives its name to oldest known chess set. In 1831 a stone building was uncovered following the erosion of a sea bank and the famous discovery was made.
The pawn is the most underrated piece on the chessboard. Usually, these pieces are depicted as a single line with a ball for a head. These pieces can open with a single move forward or jump ahead two spaces. After this, they can only move one space forward until blocked. When a piece is directly diagonal to them, the pawn can capture it. Many people use pawns to snag pieces as part of a trap, but if they make it across the board, they can give you a piece back. There are eight pawns that line up in front of your heavy hitters.
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Want to get the most freedom of your pieces right off the bat? Move the pawn in front of your king forward. While this may seem like it is leaving the king in a vulnerable position, it is also freeing up the queen and bishop to wreak havoc on your opponent!
For a major twist on your classic business and real estate board game players are also invited to check out the Anti Monopoly game, the twist is that players will get to choose from free enterprise or working towards getting a monopoly of their properties. In addition, it gives you real life legal problems that you must overcome before you can become the winner of this game. In this process you will be able to decide whether or not your competitor is charging fair market values or is he a monopolist and wants to have all of the properties and charge huge fees.
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Bobby considered chess a physical activity. He swam to improve his cardiovascular circulation and ate healthy food, all to keep his mind in peak shape. This certainly has some truth behind it. Large chess tournament, as you may or may not know, have time controls that can allow a single game to last up to 6 hours. After a few hours your mind starts to seem sluggish which means that not enough blood is going to your head for you to think clearly. There are a few way to avoid this with one being to stay in great physical shape. Many people avoid this by getting up and stretching a bit or by walking over to the water cooler to get a drink. A lot of people will say that this will ruin your concentration but this simply isn’t true. What will ruin your concentration however is sitting like a couch potato for 6 hours.