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was Bronstein ---------- ordered or pressured by soviet government to not win his world title match against Botvinnik????/????It ended a 12/12 tie . it has been rumoured thsat this is true . however i have never seen where Bronstein has confirmed or denied it !!!!! my dad says back then soviet government did too much medddling in chess and often told its players to loseto another player to control who won ?? true or false ????? please reply im… More: chess online
Chess Openings 70 ( +1 | -1 )
Unintentional compliment I've always heard that being accused of using chess computer is a great compliment. After all, you're playing so well that your opponent actually believes you have to be cheating to find all those great moves. What better compliment could you ask for? Finally, it's happened to me. On GK blitz earlier today. "You are using computer and I don't care to play your computer program, moron." And in bright yellow: "Game ended:… More: backgammon online
Online Chess 109 ( +1 | -1 )
Your FAV Game !? Greetings all. I am back, more or less, and hungry to see some Chess games. Preferably with some notes too, but not necessarily. So here's the place, if someone wants to show off their favorite win (or loss/draw for that matter :) Doesnt matter if a masterpiece, a close call, back and forth 'dogfight', learning experience, or whatever. I might have one coming up one of these days. But my Fav tends to change from day to day. So… More: online chess
Chess Online Vs Computer 148 ( +1 | -1 )
R v 4 pawns Which do you think is more advantageous, a rook or 4 or 5 pawns? I can show you the latest lost game in my profile where I had a rook against 4 pawns but they were so strong I lost the game! A very interesting position though? Joanne Well, 2 connected passed pawns that have reached the 6th rank are usually stronger than a rook, depending on the King positions--usually minus the Kings. In as much as this is true, four connected… More: backgammon online
Chess Rules 187 ( +1 | -1 )
I love this Game I want to love it more So were does someone get lessons online. I have known how to move the pieces since I was young, but only really fell in love with it in the last few years. I really fell I am about to break threw I am starting to see thing in my head and beginning to put my ideas to work. The big thing is that I'm LOOSING still. I do have two books ( Silman's "Amateur's Mind" and Burgess's Mammoth Book of Chess ) but I… More: chess history
Internet Chess 226 ( +1 | -1 )
Chess programs Hey ya'll, I'm wanting to purchase a new chess program. And I have been unable to decide between Chessmaster 10th and Fritz8. I've decided not to go with the latest fritz because of the current price. The chessmaster, I've read, is better for amatuers and people who need an easier to use interface. Yet Fritz8 is much better for those who are already more progressed players. I'm about a 1100 rating and would like to get much better… More: correspondence chess
Play Chess Free 265 ( +1 | -1 )
is fritz worth the money? Im looking at getting frtiz probably number 7 because it is the best value for money at 50 australian dollars i was just wandering what do you get with fritz, besides the engine that can anylase games? is there a database of games if so are they annotated? How about Chessmaster 9000? A friend of mine advised me getting that instead of Fritz. Don't get me wrong, Fritz is A-1, but it's better than 9000 only if your a play chess online…
Chess Games 304 ( +1 | -1 )
Forced Mate? I am sorry but this is one I really don't know. Can a rook and knight force mate against a rook? Um, I think you should probably wait until your game with steveoz (board #7733959) is over to get advice on that question. Not Advice Just a question. I am not asking how to defend or anything. If that question had already been asked and answered here, would it be cheating if I read that thread? No one can or will give you a answer to play chess online…
Chess 343 ( +1 | -1 )
Trompowsky Attack How does one deal with this as black? ... I've just been OTB crushed by it! If you let bishop take the knight does is the resultant doubled pawns a big problem? If you attack the bishop by moving the knight does this play into whites hands somewhat? 1. d4 nf6 2. bg5 Thx, Spurt. Trompowsky Attack 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 g6 3. Bxf6 exf6 (doubled pawn) 4. c4 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Bxc3 6. bxc3 (doubled pawn) I haven't heard any theory on moving play chess online…
Chess Online 382 ( +1 | -1 )
Speed of eye movements Probably you would need standard chess board configurations to test this at this. does anyone know if the speed of eye movements of grandmasters in looking at a chess board and compared to non players and lower ranked players is faster. does anyone know if the sequence of eye movements of grandmasters in looking at a chess board and compared to non players and lower ranked players is significantly different. Does play chess online…
Play Chess 421 ( +1 | -1 )
Budapest (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ng4) is this opening any good? is it used it in high level competition? to you seems your rating is high enough ----can not you decide if its good or not??? if so then start testing it !!! if not drop it. yours bluebabygirl I have not played it, but from what I have understood, it is one of the better gambits. I think it is played on rather high level. my rating...... is only high because one 1600 was extremely play chess online…
Chess Game Online 460 ( +1 | -1 )
Guidelines for openings, middlegames, and endgames I've copied and pasted the following chess guidelines from another website. They are purportedly from Reuben Fine's "Chess the Easy Way," but the validity of this claim, as with most claims made on the Internet, may be taken with a grain of salt. Nonetheless, these guidelines might well be worthy of consideration. * A. The Three Basic Principles of Chess 1. The Principle of Force. The player who play chess online…
Internet Chess Club 499 ( +1 | -1 )
a little annoying board #596538 board #596539 I politely asked him to resign in these games--- no answer. :-( perhaps... its because he is nearly stalemate in both of them? he's nowhere near stalemate. mate next move in one, and on the other he's got all those pawns and a bishop he can move. Yeah but... He can still try for it. Thats the downside of playing correspondence, there is long time periods per move. I think it is rude… to ask someone play chess online…
Chess Tactics 538 ( +1 | -1 )
Chess REPAIRS/ Fixing What Ails You ... or you Chess play at least. This thread is to address specific problems we may encounter in our play; Where anyone can pose their Question(s) for others to address, offer solutions to the problems cited here, or ask and answer your own. Which is where I will start, in my first post . . . }8-) Problem: Avoiding CHECKMATE ... Do you find that sometimes in the middle-game or opening you feel you are cruising play chess online…
Game Chess 577 ( +1 | -1 )
Judith Polgar? Does anyone know of any judith Polgar books available? A collection of her games would be good, preferably with pictures:) yes naked pictures is what we want "The Polgar Sisters, Training or Genius" Is the book I have regarding the 3 Polgars. Author: Cathy Forbes, Publisher:Henry Holt and Co. It is a "Batsford Chess Library" book, and mine says Copyright 1992. In truth I would not recommend the book, unless you are absolutely play chess online…