Archive for February, 2014

Play chess

20/02/2014 at 15:36 0 comments

Chess is an exercise that develops mental abilities used throughout life: critical thinking, concentration, , abstract reasoning, problem solving, pattern recognition, strategic planning, creativity, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation, to name a few. Chess can be used very effectively as a tool to teach problem solving and abstract reasoning. Learning how toRead More

Chess Rules

Chess Rules

19/02/2014 at 12:06 0 comments

Chess rules, the laws of chess: The rules of chess are set by The  the World Chess Organization (FIDE), with some modifications made by some national organizations for their own purposes. There are variations of the rules for fast chess, correspondence chess, online chess, and chess variants. Chess is a gameRead More

Tromso 2014 announces Travel Fund

Tromso 2014 announces Travel Fund

19/02/2014 at 10:56 0 comments

On behalf of the Organizer of the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, it is a pleasure to announce that a travel fund of up to € 600.000 will be made available to federations who wants to participate in the Olympiad. The aim of the travel fund is to help thoseRead More

Trip to Togo

Trip to Togo

19/02/2014 at 10:47 0 comments

On February 17-18th the FIDE President visited Togo. He met with the leadership of Togo Chess Federation headed by the President Mr. Frederic Mawuvi Koue Kouevi, and the representatives of chess federations of Ghana, Mali, Ivory Coast, Senegal and the initiative group for establishing the chess federation of Burkina Faso.Read More

Chess Openings

Chess Openings

18/02/2014 at 16:49 0 comments

The openings in chess are the first several moves of the game, the group of initial moves of a chess game. Those moves are referred to as openings by White, or defenses by Black, but opening is also used as the general term. They exist many and different types ofRead More

Chess Results

17/02/2014 at 12:39 0 comments

The possible chess results are: There are three possible results: White wins, Black wins, or draft. Those are some stats of chess games results in the past: White wins Draw Black wins 1851 – 1878 45,52% 14,07% 40,41% 1881 – 1914 36,89% 31,76% 31,35% 1919 – 1932 36,98% 36,98% 26,04%Read More

Chess Online

Chess Online

17/02/2014 at 11:35 0 comments

Chess online: playing chess like in real life but on your computer or mobile screen is possible because of the internet. You can play against your friends, against strangers or versus computer (machine) whenever you want. The Internet has made it possible to play chess online with thousands of peopleRead More

Chess

Chess

14/02/2014 at 16:21 0 comments

What is chess? Chess is a one of the most famous board games, a game of two-player strategy played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Chess is one of the world’s most popular games. People generally play chess at home, in clubs,Read More