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game board set up...white on right should be mentioned.
hola me queda una duda muy grande con respecto a las tablas por material insufisiente.en una partida de ajedrez rapido o blitz a 5 minutos.
si por ejemplo mi oponente tiene las blancas y solamente el rey, y yo poseo solamente un alfil o un caballo acompanado por el rey y a mi oponente se le acaba el tiempo, tengo entendido que el puede reclamar tablas por material insuficiente.
pero que sucede si yo poseo mi rey y un alfil,o el rey y un caballo, y el posee varias piezas, y a el se le termina el tiempo, si el tuviese solo el rey seria imposible dar mate con solo el caballo o solo el alfil, pero al poseer mas piezas existen varias posiciones atiipicas en las que se puede da mate,y mas aun si el tiempo se le termina a el y no a mi.piens que no podria reclamr tablas, basandome en mi concepto, agradezco cualquier ayuda a disipar esta duda, mii correo es email@example.com.
You missed to mention that you cannot castle when king is under attack (check) which is a condition to be able to castle the king.
Other than that, pretty good explanation. Thank you.
thanks a lot this really helped me
These video was a great introduction to the basics of chess for someone who is just learning. Thank you for the video.
This was great video! You had everything set out and ready! It was very clear. Good Job! Do more videos.
Please, explain the meaning of the time setting, e.g.,15/10 min.
I like your presentation style. Quick and to the point.
That was helpful; thanks
Thank you Daniel!
Pawn promotion is only possible to a piece of the same color! In the video this isn't clearly described. Anyway thanks for the good video!
thx alot you help me alot!
This was so helpdul for me to understand Chess basics
Thanks for all, very clear and precious
Make sure to tell them that when castling, if either of the 2 squares that the king would move through would move him through a check, like if the enemy had a bishop that would put the king in check if he moved to that square normally, then castling is not available.
Extremely clear! Thanks a lot!
Thanks..this video is really helpful for a beginner player like me
When you castle, is there a rule cannot not move past a landing square for opponent? If say your opponents piece is camped out on a file with his rook. Does this negate the chance to castle? Seems to say that above but not say also. I understand your castle can not move you into a check situation, so rank 1 or rank 8 can not currently be an option to land on any square, while you execute the castle? Also if King was put in check earlier in time, he can still castle if the other pieces have remained stationery, correct?
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