The horse is one of the most cunning chess pieces, which has a unique way of moving. The horse is rightly considered an insidious adversary who can “literally grow out of nowhere” and put a stupid checkmate. With the figure in the center, the player fires 8 cells at once, which gives him an impressive advantage in the game. Consider how the horse walks and how to use the figure to the maximum benefit.
Description of the figure
A horse is the only figure that is able to jump over others during its turn. This opens up great prospects for the player. A knight is equal in value to an elephant or three pawns.
You can evaluate the true strength of the horse during the height of the game, when almost all the central cells of the field are occupied. This limits the movement of other figures, but not the horse.
Please note that the horse should be developed at the beginning of the game among the first figures. A horse at the starting position is not effective. Even less useful is the horse, which is located in the corner Continue reading
A 9 by 9 board is used. Cells are numbered from right to left, as well as from top to bottom. Each cell is rectangular in shape, is not indicated in any way, the cells are not divided into colors. Before the game, in the “upper” cells, white pieces are arranged in 3 rows, and in the “lower” cells, black pieces in the same order. The figures have the appearance of 5-coal-colored plates with hieroglyphs. “Black” and “white” are only verbal designations of the playing sides, the pieces themselves have one color and their affiliation is determined by the direction of the acute angle of the piece. Each piece is set with the sharp side to the opponent. Each player has at his disposal 20 pieces belonging to 8 types, which differ in value, strength and moves.
The player has the following set of pieces: 1 king, 1 rook, 1 elephant, 2 gold generals and 2 silver generals, Continue reading
Chess is a quiet game of raum music.
Victory goes to the one who made the penultimate mistake.
With the right game on both sides, a draw is inevitable.
In general, I think that in chess everything rests on tactics. If the strategy is a block of marble, then the tactics are the cutter with which the master acts, creating a piece of chess art. Continue reading