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    • Campionato italiano di scacchi 2016

      — Il Campionato Italiano Assoluto (CIA) di scacchi 2016 si terrà dal 6 al 19 dicembre a Roma presso l’Eurostars Roma Aeterna Hotel. Quest’ultimo è un albergo a 4 stelle, ubicato sulla Via Casilina, che dispone di più aree interne, di va... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | Aug 29, 2016
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    • Chess Quiz Answers

      Hello everyone. Here is the answers to my recently posted chess quiz. If you haven't already, please look at the question post here.    64  32  9 per side, but you cannot have 18  When a player has no legal move, but is not in check  Time... | Read More

    • Retro Computer Chess part 4: Atari Video Chess (1979)

      After Microchess, one of the first chess games to hit homes was Atari Video Chess for the Atari VCS 2600 console. Home consoles up to that time were specialised affairs that could only play one specific game, such as Pong. But the 2600 allowed a... | Read More

      • BenRedic
      • | Aug 13, 2016
      • | 167 views
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    • History of chess #1

      hello chess players who are reading this to day here is some history about chess you do not have to read this blog all in one day  Chess History Origins of chess Many countries claim to have invented the chess game in some incipient form. The mo... | Read More

    • Tactics

      To improve in chess a good strategy and tactic is vital.Some of the tactics include: Forking  unsound sacrifice  pawn promotion  calculation  simplification  defend endgame  skewer smothered mate  double mate  sacrifice decoy  ... | Read More

      • sailorwind
      • | Jul 24, 2016
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    • En Passant

      Is a  chess move that involves a pawn moving   two squares forward  escaping capture from an opposing pawn had it moved one square forward. | Read More

      • sailorwind
      • | Jun 30, 2016
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    • En passant error beauty : Mikhail Tal

      This week the old chess master showed me the game Tal-Antoshin from 1957. In that game Mikhail Tal got a won position, but sadly he made a calculation error in the winning "fireworks" line. After the game a few other grandmasters showed the winn... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jun 29, 2016
      • | 452 views
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    • chess annotation

      Chess annotation Chess annotation(algebraic) This is the accepted language used in chess.The chess board is made up of sixty-four  squares which have a unique pair of letter and number. On the vertical portion ( file)  from  left to right the... | Read More

      • sailorwind
      • | Jun 18, 2016
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    • Want to Learn a New Language - Algebraic Chess Notation (Chess Boards)

      All those who are in this grand WORLD OF CHESS, it is very important to learn the language of this world. Chess notation has an important role in chess because it preserves the game’s history. All chess coaches strongly recommend the recording ... | Read More

    • Chess rules for beginners 2

      This is part-2 of Chess rules series from RCA. Source: Chess rules: Ultimate guide for beginners Nature and objectives of the game   The game of chess is played between two opponents who move their pieces alternately on a square board called a... | Read More

      • smsugumar5
      • | Jun 8, 2016
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    • Variant FENs: a Call for Sanity

      FEN does a pretty good job of describing a standard chess position: a simple space-delimited string encodes, from left to right, the following information: the board setup whose turn it is castling rights ("-" for none) en passant capt... | Read More

    • Campionato europeo femminile 2016 (speriamo bene...)

      — Il Campionato europeo individuale femminile 2016 di scacchi si terrà a Mamaia, in Romania, dal 27 maggio al 7 giugno pp.vv. Il sito web dell’evento è: http://ecuwomen2016.ro. Ma il sito di riferimento vero e proprio è allo stato attua... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | May 9, 2016
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    • But ... did you play any fun chess games this week actually ?

      Chess should be fun, even when things get very serious. Many many years ago I played at the big chessclub SC Utrecht in Holland. It was interesting because there were a lot of chess club members, and lots of players who were stronger than me, wh... | Read More

      • achja
      • | May 8, 2016
      • | 627 views
      • | 4 comments
    • MAKE DOUBLE CHESS MOVES WITH MARSEILLAIS CHESS MOVE

      Isn’t it interesting that you are allowed to make two moves per turn. Like in our Childhood days, we used to feel so lucky and immensely happy, if we were allowed to make two moves in a game. Chess players have a chance to re-live their childhoo... | Read More

    • How to Play Chess for Beginners

      How to Play Chess StepsUnderstanding the Board and PiecesKnowing How to WinPlaying the GameUtilizing StrategyKnowing the Special MovesCommunity Q&ATipsThings You'll NeedRelated Chess is a very popular game and is widely accepted as one of t... | Read More

      • Caitano05
      • | Apr 15, 2016
      • | 821 views
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    • How to Play Advanced Chess

            How  to Play Advanced Chess ? So you know how to play chess. But have you come to a point where you meet a person you just can't beat? Do you know what En Passant is? A pawn storm? Lifting a rook? If you answered no to any of t... | Read More

      • Caitano05
      • | Apr 10, 2016
      • | 619 views
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    • SERGEY KARJAKIN e la sfida mondiale con Carlsen - 1^ parte

      -- Desidero iniziare con alcune precisazioni. - La prima: nel mio post su IHS (il newsgroup "it.hobby.scacchi" su Google Groups) intitolato "Torneo dei Candidati 2016 - Compendio" [http://tinyurl.com/gl5cyz4], pubblicato la sera del 28 marzo u... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | Apr 4, 2016
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    • Retro Computer Chess part 3: Bringing it home

      So far I have written about Alan Turings paper machine from the 50s, and how Mac Hack IV running on a mainframe computer became the first chess program to beat a human player under tournament conditions in the 60s. Today I will be moving forward ... | Read More

      • BenRedic
      • | Mar 20, 2016
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    • PGN 101

      Many chess programs and websites - including our beloved chess.com - generate PGN files and allow us to export or download them. As the number of the games grow, it's good to be able to archive them properly, add comments, annotations and extra in... | Read More

      • Samad1
      • | Mar 19, 2016
      • | 752 views
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    • How to handle large chess clubs in schools

      I will discuss the importance of utilizing the resources at your school to make sure that the foundation of the clubstarts and stays strong. Now I will write more about how to differentiate the different chess skill levels of students so that eve... | Read More