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I am a chess player in training and have headed instructions verbally and read other instructions online and always hard to figure out!
Someone recently achieved a rating playing against Fritz and posted a thread asking what that means. I wrote a (rather long) reply but, since this subject crops up occasionally, I thought I'd post it here as well. I hope it will be of interest to community as a whole or at least to those who.
If you place your opponent's king in check, and there is no escape for him, you simply announce, "Checkmate," and the game ends immediately.
The first truly *must know* king and pawn ending! Master this Drill and you'll be able to win games with the smallest of advantages. Since you can't mate with a pawn, you need to promote to a queen (and we assume you've already mastered the King And Queen Mate Drill?).
Know that it is usually correct to improve the position of your king as much as possible before pushing your pawn.
Deep Blue versus Garry Kasparov was a pair of six-game chess matches between world chess champion Garry Kasparov and an IBM supercomputer called Deep www.tgcbtr.org first match was played in Philadelphia in and won by Kasparov. The second was played in New York City in .
Chess Traps. Everyone loves chess traps and so we take a look at some of the most popular as well as some of the not so popular traps that every chess player should know about.
First computer program to defeat a world champion in a match under tournament regulations.