If you wish to view your Favorite Channels from anywhere on the site, click on the My Favorites link at the top of the page.Desjarlais, Robert R. (2011), Counterplay: An Anthropologist at the Chessboard, University of California Press, ISBN.The random setup can be established by dice toss, computer program, playing cards, or other methods.
A refutation is sometimes colloquially referred to as a bust.Armageddon game A game that is guaranteed to produce a decisive result, because if there is a draw it is ruled a victory for Black.
A tournament is divided into rounds, with each round consisting either of individual games or matches in the case of knockout tournaments and team tournaments.Snyder, Robert M. (2007), Winning Chess Traps: Opening Tactics for the Advanced Beginner and Intermediate Player, iUniverse, ISBN.The word Variation is also used to name specific sequences of moves within an opening.
Has been used regularly for correspondence team events and for matches between many teams conducted on one day.Second board faces the next strongest players, followed by third board, and so on.A grandmaster explains a solid and dependable repertoire. Chess. View PDF Interestingness and the Imagination.
In this position, they defend each other while attacking both laterally and along the shared row.The modern usage is Grandmaster (GM). illegal move A move that is not permitted by the rules of chess.Murray, Harold James Ruthven (2012), A History of Chess, Skyhorse Publishing, ISBN.A player may gain a tempo in the opening when the opponent moves the same piece twice.
Formerly descriptive notation was standard in English language publications.So each category covers a 25-point rating range, starting with Category 1 which spans ratings between 2251 and 2275.
Soltis, Andrew (2013), The Wisest Things Ever Said About Chess, Pavilion Books, ISBN.The other ways that a game can end in a draw are stalemate, threefold repetition, the fifty-move rule, and insufficient material.A bind is usually an advantage in space created by advanced pawns.Olafsson, Helgi (2014), Bobby Fischer Comes Home: The Final Years in Iceland, a Saga of Friendship and Lost Illusions, New In Chess, ISBN.
So called because the queen is usually developed behind its own pawns for its protection. sound A correct move or plan.IGM An abbreviation for the older term International Grandmaster.