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5 Key Decisions You Need to Make During a Chess Game

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  Chess is a game of strategy and smarts, so it doesn’t actually matter how experienced your opponent is: If you can out-think them to the very last move, you can claim a victory every time.   Here are just five questions to ponder during your next chess game.   Which Game Are You Playing? Chess actually has three games in one. The opening game involves your first few moves and can immediately establish yourself as an offensive or defensive player. You can also win or lose in the opening. So be watchful! The middle

How to select the right size chessboard for pieces

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Generally, the King piece base diameter of a Staunton design chess piece should be about 3/4 of the chessboard’s square size. Yes, it’s really that simple!

2013 World Championship: Anand vs. Carlsen

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The 2013 World Chess Championship drew millions of viewers worldwide, even during the wee morning hours to watch the gripping games being played out match by match in Chennai India. While starting slow for the first several games, Carlsen took a decisive lead in the match, and sealed the championship with a draw in game 10 to be the youngest World Champion at age 22. ÔÇťAnand, a chess Grandmaster from India, won the World Chess Championship five times, 200, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012 and has been the undisputed World Champion since 2007. Anand became

Electronic chess computer that does it all – except move the pieces

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Revelation II steps it up. Bluetooth, Self-contained, on board screen and lights. Designed for your ultimate chess playing experience Revelation II is the perfect combination of a luxurious wooden chess board and integrated chess computer system developed in the Netherlands by Digital Game Technology and Phoenix Chess Systems. The tournament size chess board is an innovative DGT sensor board with individual piece recognition and inlaid LED lights to indicate the chess moves. The green OLED display and six large keys give this stand-alone system a classic menu controlled operation available in English, French, German, Dutch

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