Attention Exercises
Concentration in chess is no less important than in boxing - loss of concentration is fraught with rapid defeat. Here's what it says about concentration on Wikipedia: Concentration of attention…

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Chess history
The history of the emergence of chess is a rather complicated issue, which still remains a mystery to scientists. This topic is open to thought and research. Let's try to…

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Did Lenin play chess with Hitler: Scandalous etching of a little-known artist
This drawing, which dates back to 1909, caused 100 years after its creation a real scandal. Could young Hitler have met Lenin, and did such a chess game really happen?…

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CHESS RECORDS

A chess game is an alloy of sports, science and art, in addition, it has various connections with other types of human activity – history, psychology and pedagogy, computer science and, of course, mathematics.

The theory of chess is deeply developed, and the long history of practice is taken into account. In chess, there is strategy and tactics (positional and combination game), and the game itself consists of:

– Debut (start)

– Mittelspiel (middle)

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Spassky vs. Fisher: the legendary chess battle

Most recently, we wrote about the biography of Robert Fisher. In his life there was an interesting period when he played for the world title and we decided to describe this fact in more detail in this article.

Fight for the title of world chess champion in 1972
In 1972, between Robert Fisher and Boris Spassky, the legendary duel for the world title was held. The match was held against the backdrop of scandals, in fact in an open conflict and mutual antipathy.

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A draw in chess – what is it, in which cases a draw is made?

A draw in chess is the result of a game in which there is no winner or loser. Both opponents get half a point if the game ends in a draw,

A draw in a game can be recorded in the following cases:

1. Ended up material to continue further struggle.

There is no way to checkmate if you have:

two kings;
by king and elephant of the same color;
king and two horses against one king.
A draw cannot be fixed if there are pieces or pawns on the board, and theoretically it is possible to checkmate, even cooperative. A cooperative mat is used in tasks that relate to the field of “fairy-tale Continue reading

Queen in chess
The queen in chess is the most dangerous piece, whose strength is equal to nine pawns. Modern theory attributes it to "heavy pieces" (the second of which is the boat).…

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Lonely genius
If a person has advanced in any field and has surpassed fate, then we should expect that she will prevail in something else. Great people are almost always cruelly suffering…

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Errare humanum est
Close the door to all the mistakes, and the truth cannot enter R. Tagore Every person has a tendency to make mistakes, but persistence in error is peculiar only to…

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