Cool Chess Stuff
I decided to use my brothers odd boring style of blogging, which is going into Google Search (or Bing or whatever you call it) and type in the subject. For instance, if I were to make a blog about my big toe, I go in Google Search and...
So I went ahead and typed "chess" into the box. found actually some awesome chess stuff. And I found some pretty cool things... take a look.
This puzzle I found over the internet. It requires general chess knowledge - it's HARD!!! For this, it was under the "Web" column.
And, no, Qf1+ Kxh2 Rh3# is NOT right. It's a classic puzzle so I wouldn't be surprised if you saw this before. It's a Mate in 3.
Chess quote...(also under "Web")
There must have been a time when men were demi-gods - or they could not have invented chess
Chess is a sport. A violent sport
Chess is war over the board. The object is to crush the opponents mind.
Chess is mental torture
I have always had a slight feeling of pity for man who has no knowledge of chess.
scfcc_5 is very cool, and he is incredible at succeeding in positive things.
I found this video AWESOME! Although it might not actually teach chess, close enough!!! (under YouTube)
Pretty cool. Next I went under images...
Unfortunately, I can't go on "Maps" without giving location, but I'm not sure there are maany places called "chess" near here.
A couple jokes!!
Capablanca was waiting in a train station in New York one day, with his coffee, danish, newspaper and chess set, when a man approached him. Gesturing at the chess set, he asked if Capablanca cared for a game. Always delighted to play, Capablanca immediately set up the board, then removed his queen from the board, to even up the game. Annoyed, the man blurted out, "Why did you do that? You don't know me, I might beat you!" Unruffled, Capablanca replied, "Sir, if you could beat me, I would know you.
In 1925, Reti played against 30 players simultaneously without watching the chess board (blindfold). He won almost all the games. It was a world record. When he was going home after that, he forgot a suitcase. When somebody reminded him about it, Reti said:
"Thank you very much. My memory is so bad......
Can't think of anymore...
see ya later...