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The Best Online Sources To Play & Learn Chess

The Best Online Sources To Play & Learn Chess
I love playing chess and collecting chessboards and like everything else, my enjoyment of the game has moved online. As well as playing installed software chess games, I also have some favourite chess websites where I like to meet other players from around the world for a game or two. After all, it gets boring eventually playing against a computer. Sometimes, it’s good to play against a real live human being. So here are some of the places where I like to play chess online. Later, I will also discuss some of the places where I have learned some chess tactics. But one place which I will not talk about is Yahoo Games (in case anyone starts getting worked up in the comments). So here’s the three places I use for my chess fix : ItsYourTurn I wrote about ItsYourTurn back in September last year and it’s great for playing chess. I personally have 10 games going on at one time – I make one move on each game every morning then I don’t go back to it until the next morning. Flash Chess III Email Chess Related:  ChessLearning Chess

Best Chess Software for Casual Players Available languages: Schach - Deutsch Шахматы - Русский Шахи - Українська Chess - English Ajedrez - Español Échecs - Français Scacchi - Italiano Sakk - Magyar Schaken - Nederlands Szachy - Polski Help us finish translating: My language is not listed We are working hard to make available in over 70 languages. About Chess - Chess Instruction, Chess Games, Chess Tips, Learn to Play Chess, How to Play Chess SWAN /All Libraries "UNDERSTANDING IS THE ESSENTIAL WEAPON" Chess and Our Origins When Sissa had invented chess and produced it to King Shihram, the latter was filled with amazement and joy. He ordered that it should be preserved in the temples, and held it the best thing that he knew as a training in the art of war, a glory to religion and the world, and the foundation of all justice. — ibn Khallikan, thirteenth century Stories do not exist to tell the facts, but to convey the truth. It is said that in ancient India, a queen had designated her only son as heir to the throne. When the son was assassinated, the queen's council searched for the proper way to convey the tragic news to her. The carpenter came. He then arranged the pieces on the board and studied them silently. "You have said it," he replied. The queen turned to the doorkeeper and said, "Let the people enter to comfort me." Chess was also considered a window into other people's unique thoughts. And there are hundreds—maybe thousands—more. ( less )

The Best Chess Software Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition Chessmaster is a computer game owned by UbiSoft and is available on the PC, Xbox, and DS.It has sold more than 5 million units as of 2002. It is certainly one of the oldest programs dating back to 1986. If you are a young adult or older who is a inexperienced,completely new, or an intermediate player this software is suitable for you. The first section of Chessmaster is known as Learning Chess. It contains tutorials from both Grandmaster Larry Christansen on his section "Attacking Chess" and International Chess Master Josh Waitzkin about his book the Art of Learning, both which are very useful to beginning and intermediate players. The second section of Chessmaster is the single player. The last section is the the multiplayer section.

Chess Tactics Explained in English: Ward Farnsworth's Predator at the Chessboard Illustrated rules of chess Chess is a game, played by two players. One player plays with the white pieces, and the other player plays with the black pieces. Each player has sixteen pieces in the beginning of the game: one king, one queen, two rooks, two bishops, two knights, and eight pawns. The game is played on a chessboard, consisting of 64 squares: eight rows and eight columns. black white Alternately, the players make a move, starting with the white player (the player that plays with the white pieces.) A player can take a piece of the opponent by moving one of his own pieces to the square that contains a piece of the opponent. At the start of the game, the position of the pieces is as follows. Thus, at the second row, there are eight white pawns, at the seventh row, there are eight black pawns. Movement of the pieces Rook The rook moves in a straight line, horizontally or vertically. Bishop The bishop moves in a straight diagonal line. Queen Knight Pawn When taking, the pawn goes one square diagonally forward. King

Why Play Chess? Chess is an exercise of infinite possibilities for the mind, one which develops mental abilities used throughout life: concentration, critical thinking, 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 to solve a problem is more important than learning the solution to any particular problem. Chess has been played and enjoyed by people around the world for two thousand years. Many notable people in history made chess their favorite pastime. Many parallels have been drawn between mathematics, music, and chess. Mathematical thinking is generally held to be more or less closely related to the type of thinking done in chess. An intriguing phenomenon that links mathematics, music and chess is the fact that child prodigies have been known only in these three fields.

Levon Aronian Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Levon ou Lévon Aronian (en arménien : Լևոն Արոնյան) est un joueur d'échecs arménien, né le à Erevan (RSS d'Arménie, URSS). En mars 2014, son classement Elo est de 2 830 points, faisant de lui le 2e joueur mondial, le sixième joueur à dépasser les 2 800 et le numéro 1 arménien[1]. Progression vers le Top 10[modifier | modifier le code] En 1994, il devient champion du monde des moins de 12 ans à Szeged avec 8 points sur 9 possibles, devant d'autres futurs grands maîtres, comme Étienne Bacrot, Ruslan Ponomariov, Francisco Vallejo Pons et Aleksandr Grichtchouk. En 1997, Aronian obtient le titre de maître international. En 2000, Aronian obtient le titre de grand maître international. En 2005, Aronian partage la première place du tournoi Gibraltar avec Zahar Efimenko, Kiril Georgiev, Alexeï Chirov et Emil Sutovsky. Depuis 2006[modifier | modifier le code] Levon Aronian en 2011 Levon Aronian en 2012 Une partie[modifier | modifier le code]

Chess Strategy for Chess Openings and Chess Principles The art of chess strategy consists of formulating a plan for the chess game, and of arranging the chess pieces to accomplish this plan in view of the opponent's best response. This chess strategy article will get any new chess player on the road to understanding correct chess opening strategy - how to control the chess board from move one. Introduction to Chess Strategy Beginning chess players discover very quickly that learning how the pieces move is the very tip of the tip of the chess playing iceberg. We're going to provide you with some very simple, easy guidelines in chess strategy for playing the chess opening. As your chess career continues you'll also notice that there will be times when it's best to ignore some of these chess strategy and opening principles. An underlying principle in the chess strategy of the chess opening is to try to control the center of the board. The center is important because your pieces tend to be more mobile the closer they are to the center.