History Of Chess

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Chess is a board game which is of very competitive nature and played between two players. Today it is the most popular indoor game played by millions of people all around the world at home, in clubs, online, and ...

Marble Chess Sets - The selection of Adel

The man is obsessed with carving marble for over five years. Some of the most beautiful sculptures of the history of this metamorphic wonder. Marble also has practical applications. For example, it is crushed and in the manufacture of paper. But the industrial uses of marble pale in comparison to ...

Playing Chess Online

I can still recall back when I first discovered computers. Remember back in the 80s when we had machines like the Tandy 1000 and such? Wow, were these every stellar innovations! You could type on them, and then you could also type on them. Hey, the list goes on. No ...

Past Variations Of Chess From Around The World

The most common form of Chess that we know of today was developed in Europe during the late 14th and 15th Centuries. During this period of time, the rules became more or less locked down and, while little adjustments have been made over the course of time, the game has ...

Computer Chess And The Wonder Of Software Pro...

The beginning of generation codes used to program computers, was called machine language or machine code, it is the only language a computer really understands. It is a sequence of 0s and 1s that the computer's controllers electrically interpret as instructions. The second generation of codes was called assembly language. ...

Chess - Decorative power Through Challenge

A chess set is a challenge. Its very existence provides for a battle of wits that can actually have a defined winner, and a defined loser. It is a call to arms for anyone who enters a space. As such, it has a certain power that other pieces may lack. ...

Chess Rating Calculation in FIDE (World Chess...

You may know the name of the famous chess player Garry Kasparov who hit the highest rating in the history of FIDE at 2849. You must also know that the FIDE rating is calculated by the Elo rating system. But do you know how? The Elo Rating System The Elo ...

Symbolism Behind The Chess Pieces

You should basically know what the different types of Chess pieces are. They have generally become a well-known part of culture and anyone should be able to look at a Chessboard and recognize it for what it is. The King, Queen, Bishop, Knight, Rook, and Pawn are all highly symbolized ...

Software Programming And Computer Chess

The beginning of generation codes used to program computers, was called machine language or machine code, it is the only language a computer really understands. It is a sequence of 0s and 1s that the computer's controllers electrically interpret as instructions. The second generation of codes was called assembly language. ...

Chess, a Game of Warriors, a Game of Nobility

The nature of chess is in its very essence no more than a game. A contest set between two opponents, each equally matched in everything except mental skill and experience. It is a game of equals, as much as it is a game of nobles. It is a contest that ...

How to Play Chess and the Reasons Why

How to play chess is being researched more than ever these days and one of the reasons for it is the benefits that learning how to play chess can provide for our brain.Chess is a strange game that was invented way before anyone could really record it. The written history ...

The Proper Setup Of A Chess Board

It has been well established that Chess is one of the most classic games in history. It is intellectually stimulating as well as highly strategic and it can be useful to anyone who is looking to help develop the power of their brain. However, many people actually lack a fundamental ...

Thinking of Buying A Themed Chess Set? 5 Goo...

This noble and exciting game has been accurately dated to about 600 ad and has continued to grow in popularity, first in India, then to Europe, and, finally made its way to the colonies. Throughout the years there have been many varieties and designs, and, even themes, that have surfaced ...

How Did Chess Pieces Get Their Names?

Chess has had a long and rich history, having roots in both India, China, and Persia, as well as from Europe, where the modern incarnation of the game was born. To fully understand the pieces of the game, however, it is advisable for one to trace its history in all ...

Chess: IBM's Deep Blue versus Garry Kasparov

In recent years, computers have been getting better and better at chess. In 1996, a computer, IBM's Deep Blue, beat chess master Garry Kasparov in the first game they played - the first time a computer had beaten the world champion. Despite Kasparov going on to win the match overall ...

Chessmen Past from the Isle of Lewis

This article is presented to the interested reader as a way of shedding light on an aspect of the history of chess that the reader may not be too familiar with. The Isle of Lewis chessmen form at least one interesting boundary between the Arabic and European eras in chess ...

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