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Chess Games Database Online - 365Chess.com Scacchi Gli scacchi non sono poesia #4 La storia si ripete. Sabato 9 novembre a Chennai, India, di fronte ad una scacchiera e 32 pezzi comincerà il campionato del mondo di scacchi. A contendersi il trono di giocatore più forte del pianeta Vishy Anand e Magnus Carlsen. … Continua a leggere Gli scacchi non sono poesia #3 Il numero di posizioni possibili sulla scacchiera dopo la prima mossa è 20 ( sedici mosse di pedone, quattro di cavallo). Pubblicato in Scacchi, Uncategorized Contrassegnato calcolatore, Claude Shannon, gli scacchi non sono poesia, macchina, numero di mosse degli scacchi, Numero di shannon, poesia, scacchi, scacchi e calcolatore, shannon Gli scacchi non sono poesia 2 di Michele Barbaro Tra saper muovere i pezzi e giocare a scacchi c’è un universo di mezzo. Gli scacchi non sono poesia di Michele Barbaro Si potrebbero spendere molte parole sugli scacchi.

The chess games of Nigel Short IM (1979); GM (1984); British Champion (1984, 1987, 1998); English Champion (1991); European Union Champion (2001); Commonwealth Champion (2006 & 2008); Candidate (1985, 1988, 1991, 1994 (PCA)); World Championship Challenger (PCA) (1993). Background Nigel David Short was born in Leigh in Lancashire, the second son of Jean and David Short. A bona fide chess prodigy, Short defeated Viktor Korchnoi in a simul at the age of 10 and was the youngest ever qualifier for the British Championships at the age of 11. Championships <Youth> Short was =1st in the World U16 Youth Championship held in Belfort in 1979. <Junior> He participated in four World Junior Championships from 1980 to 1983. <National> In 1977 he became the youngest ever participant in the British Chess Championship by qualifying three days before his twelfth birthday. <World> Short qualified to play in the Biel Interzonal when he placed =1st alongside Jonathan Speelman in European Zonal 1A held in Brighton in December 1984. Team play

Chess Corner - Chess Tutorial Chess Corner Home Learn Play Games Fun World Champions Ecards Book Store Links Learn to Play Chess Want to play chess? Don't know how? Don't worry. Once you know the fundementals, you will need to practise your skills. Why Chess? Elementary Intermediate Copyright © 1997 - 2017 Chess Corner. Chess Endgame Study Composition THE CHESS COACHING WEBSITE The chess games of Garry Kasparov One of the greatest players of all time, Kasparov was undisputed World Champion from 1985 until 1993, and Classical World Champion from 1993 until 2000. Known to chess fans world wide as the <Beast From Baku> on account of his aggressive and highly successful style of play, his main early influence was the combative and combinative style of play displayed by Alexander Alekhine. Early Years Originally named Garry Kimovich Weinstein (or Weinshtein), he was born in Baku, in what was then the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic (now the Republic of Azerbaijan), and is the son of Klara Shagenovna Kasparova and Kim Moiseyevich Weinstein. Championships Junior Twelve-year old Kasparov won the Soviet Junior Championship, held in Tbilisi in 1976 scoring 7/9, and repeated his success in 1977, winning with a score of 8½ of 9. National He first qualified for the Soviet Chess Championship at age 15 in 1978, the youngest ever player at that level. Classical Tournaments Olympiads Team chess Matches Rating

A Beginner's Garden of Chess Openings A guide by David A. Wheeler. The first moves of a chess game are termed the "opening" or "opening moves". The possible opening moves of chess have been extensively studied for hundreds of years, and many of these sequences have been given names to simplify discussion of a game. This document briefly lists a few of the more well-known chess openings, so that when you see the first few moves you can at least say "Ah! In all openings there is a struggle for key territory, in particular the center squares, and an effort to deploy pieces and pawns in useful positions. There are three groups of openings covered here: White can start by moving his King's pawn 2 spaces, i.e. playing "e4". Each of these openings is briefly described below. Ruy Lopez Giuoco Piano King's Gambit Sicilian Defense French Defense Caro-Kann Center Counter Pirc/Modern Queen's Gambit King's Indian Defense Nimzo-Indian, Bogo-Indian, and Queen's Indian Defense Dutch Defense English Opening References

Arena Chess GUI Carlsen – Anand 2013 LIVE! (game 1) | Chessdom The World Chess Championship 2013 between the defending champion Viswanathan Anand and the challenger Magnus Carlsen is going to take place 07-28 November, 2013, in Chennai, India. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) won the Candidates Tournament 2013 after the thrilling finish to become the official challenger of reigning World Champion Viswanathan Anand. Viswanathan Anand (India) retained the title of the World Champion after defeating the challenger Boris Gelfand in the FIDE World Chess Championship Match in Moscow, Russia. The match for the highest crown in chess in Chennai will consist of 12 games (schedule here). In case of a tie, rapid and blitz tiebreak will be played (rules here). The time control of each game for Carlsen – Anand 2013 is 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for the next 20 moves and then 15 minutes for the rest of the game with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting after move 61 has been made.

The chess games of Robert James Fischer Robert James ("Bobby") Fischer was born on March 9, 1943 in Chicago. At 13, he won the stunning brilliancy D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956, which Hans Kmoch christened "The Game of the Century." At 14, he won the US Championship, becoming the youngest player ever to do so. Fischer's victory qualified him for the 1958 Portorož Interzonal. Fischer won the US Championship all eight times he played, in each case by at least a point. In 1962, he won the Stockholm Interzonal 2½ points ahead of Efim Geller and Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian. In a famous article in Sports Illustrated, The Russians Have Fixed World Chess, Fischer accused the Soviets of cheating: Petrosian, Geller, and Keres had drawn all 12 of the games among themselves at Curaçao. In 1970 he won the Palma de Mallorca Interzonal by a record 3½ points. In Reykjavik, he won the Fischer-Spassky World Championship Match (1972) by 12½-8½ to become the 11th World Chess Champion. (1) Hooper & Whyld. (2) Wikipedia article: Bobby Fischer

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