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Best Chess Qoutes

Chess is a fairy tale of 1001 blunders – Savielly Tartakower Chess is a beautiful mistress. – Larsen Chess is life – Bobby Fischer Chess is like life – Boris Spassky Chess is everything – art, science, and sport. – Karpov Chess is 99 percent tactics. – Teichmann Chess is really 99 percent calculation – …

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Chess at school-President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev

The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, issued a decree “On Measures for the Further Development and Popularization of Chess and the Improvement of the Chess Player Training System”.  January 14, 2021, Under the Decree, the project “Chess at school” will be implemented by expanding the chess education system in primary school, as well as conducting …

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Chess board

A chessboard may look empty if there are no pieces on it, but it is still filled with information. The board is divided into files (columns), ranks (rows), and diagonals.  Each square has a unique name, which is defined by its file and rank. These coordinates are shown around the edges of the diagram

Chess pieces

Chess is made up of five types of pieces: The chess pieces: The king ; The rook ; The bishop ; The queen ; The knight ; The pawn Each side starts with 16 pieces: eight pawns, two bishops, two knights, two rooks, one queen, and one king. Each player has 6 different types of pieces: 8 pawns, …

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What is Chess?

What is chess? Chess is a board game of strategic skill for two players, played on a checkered board in which each game piece is moved according to precise rules. The aim is to subject the opponent’s king to a direct(under) attack that cannot be escaped (checkmate). The International Olympic Committee considers chess to be …

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