Archive for July 3rd, 2014

The Chess Stalemate

The Chess Stalemate

03/07/2014 at 17:08 0 comments

The Chess Stalemate  occurs when a player is out of legal moves to play and he cannot make a checkmate on the board. Such a situation may be an advantage or disadvantage depending on what point of the chess game you are in and perhaps the type of game you areRead More

Smothered Mate

Smothered Mate

03/07/2014 at 10:01 0 comments

The term ‘smothered mate’ is commonly used to define a position unto where the king is trapped beyond his own pieces rendering him motionless as he is forced to relinquish the game, forked by and enemy knight. This phenomenon most commonly takes place in the corner of the chessboard asRead More