This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach him strategy but also to convince h... | Read More
Hello everyone. Here is the answers to my recently posted chess quiz. If you haven't already, please look at the question post here.
9 per side, but you cannot have 18
When a player has no legal move, but is not in check
Time... | Read More
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
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
Origins of chess
Many countries claim to have invented the chess game in some incipient form. The mo... | Read More
To improve in chess a good strategy and tactic is vital.Some of the tactics include:
sacrifice decoy ... | Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Chess helps in english and maths
This article is about the Western board game. For other chess games or other uses, see Chess (disambiguation).
Part of a Staunton chess set (from left to right): a white king, a black rook, a ... | Read More
In my last post I looked at Alan Turings paper machine from the 50s, and played a game against a modern Chessbase implementation of the engine.
Today I will move forward to the 60s. Alans engine never saw a real implementation on computers from ... | Read More