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    • Alexander Alexandrowitsch Aljechin

      Alexander Alexandrowitsch Aljechin and alcohol A couple of sentences about Alekhine will give the flavour: ‘In a few tournaments he was found in a field drunk. He would urinate on the floor in other events.’ For these dainty tidings no doc... | Read More

    • Tips on improving from 800-1300 Part 1

      Hello friends, opponents, and viewers! I have really enjoyed blogging so here's another blog on how 800-1300 can improve their Chess. Many of my friends are under 1300 or just passed 1300 recently and I'm sick of it. They need their Online Chess ... | Read More

    • old chess problem books

      J. W. Abbott: 121 Chess Problems (1887)   113kb Afton bladets Problemturneringar 1898-1904 (1906)   143kb Arnell & Sørensen: Nordiske Skakproblemer (1879)   186kb Mrs. W. J. Baird: 700 Chess Problems (1902)   721kb Otto T. Bláthy: Vie... | Read More

    • How To: Win At Chess

      When the evidence around us suggests human intelligence is on the decline, we’ll always have chess. It’s the great guardian of human creativity and imagination — the unfailing marker of our higher intelligence.   The game itself is incredi... | Read More

      • PRINCESTER
      • | Aug 22, 2014
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    • Israel at War

      Israel at war!I'm not going to write about the the Midddle-East conflict it's a chess blog. So who's the opponent? Richard Rapport.The young Hungarian Grand master is well known for his aggressive style of chess and creative opening repertoire. He... | Read More

      • dortam888
      • | Aug 21, 2014
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Chessopedia


  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »

  • Bongcloud Attack

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    The Bongcloud Attack is a dubious opening invented by Graw81, characterised by the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Ke2?!. It aims to either develop the king for an early endgame or get the white king to the other side of the board. It can also be played after o... Read More »

  • The Stare

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    In chess, as in other games that promote gamesmanship, "The Stare" is a common tactic used by players to intimidate, annoy, confuse and otherwise put an opponant out of his or her comfort zone. It is generally done when a player is trying to thi... Read More »