Archive for March, 2014

Chess players titles

Chess players titles

18/03/2014 at 17:27 0 comments

This article is your guide to chess titles, it  give you a better idea of what it means to be a master, a grandmaster, or any of the other important titles that can be bestowed on strong players. Expert and Class Titles Many players are referred as being a “ClassRead More

Chess Champions

18/03/2014 at 17:03 0 comments

This is a list of the world champions since 1886: Undisputed world champions (1886–1993) # Name Year Country Age 1 Wilhelm Steinitz 1886–1894  Austria-Hungary (Bohemia) United States 50–58 2 Emanuel Lasker 1894–1921   Germany 26–52 3 José Raúl Capablanca 1921–1927  Cuba 33–39 4 Alexander Alekhine 1927–1935 1937–1946  France Soviet Union Soviet émigré 35–43Read More

Chess Puzzle

Chess Puzzle

18/03/2014 at 12:42 0 comments

A chess puzzle is a puzzle in which knowledge of  rules and of the pieces  of chess is used to solve a chess-related problem logically. The longstanding popularity of chess has paved the way for a rich tradition of such chess-related puzzles and composed problems, which assume a familiarity with the pieces andRead More

Chess History

Chess History

17/03/2014 at 17:16 0 comments

Many History writers mentioned that the chess was invented in India, before the 6th century AD then the game spread to Persia. When the Arabs conquered Persia, chess was taken up by the Muslim world and subsequently spread to Southern Europe. In Europe, chess evolved into roughly its current form inRead More

Chess Club

Chess Club

17/03/2014 at 17:01 0 comments

A chess club is a club created to learn chess and form players to reach higher level in chess. You should be subscribed in a chess club to participate in a clubs championship. Clubs are usually attached to regional chess associations, which are in turn members of their national federationRead More

Learn Chess

Learn Chess

17/03/2014 at 15:39 0 comments

The first step of learning chess is to learn how to set pieces in the chessboard, which is the type of checkerboard used in the board game chess, and consists of 64 squares (eight rows and eight columns) arranged in two alternating colors (light and dark). The colors are calledRead More

Chess Championship (World Chess Championship)

Chess Championship (World Chess Championship)

17/03/2014 at 11:41 0 comments

The World Champion in Chess is the player who wins The World Chess Championship (WCC). The first official world championship was in 1886, when the two leading players in Europe and the United States, Johann Zukertort and Wilhelm Steinitz respectively, played a match. From 1886 to 1946, the champion set theRead More

Candidates round one- The Madras tiger strikes!!!

Candidates round one- The Madras tiger strikes!!!

14/03/2014 at 02:28 0 comments

The FIDE Candidates Tournament is taking place in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia). The first round started today at 15h00 (GMT+6) with very interesting and promising pairings the players waiting for the start of the round Round one Round one – 13.03.2014, 15:00h (GMT+6) Andreikin Dmitry ½-½ Kramnik Vladimir Karjakin Sergey ½-½ SvidlerRead More

Chess problems

Chess problems

13/03/2014 at 12:32 0 comments

Chess problems, or chess composition, are  puzzles set by somebody using chess pieces on a chess board, that presents the solver with a particular task to be achieved. For instance, a position might be given with the instruction that White is to move first, and checkmate Black in two movesRead More

Chess for kids

Chess for kids

13/03/2014 at 10:55 0 comments

Chess for kids: Chess have many benefits for the kids and for people of all ages. You can learn to play at any age and in chess, unlike in many other sports, you don’t ever have to retire. Age is also not a factor when you’re looking for an opponent, youngRead More