European Chess Championship – an international tournament held by the European Chess Union. The first championship was held in 2000, and is now held annually. In addition to the fact that European champions in the absolute and women’s categories are determined at the tournament, another specificity of this tournament is the determination of players applying for participation in the World Chess Championship and the Women’s World Chess Championship.
Unofficially, the first European Championship was held in Munich in September 1942. The organization Continue reading
Indian chess is also known as shatrange. This logical game is a descendant of the ancient Indian chaturanga, known since the 7th century BC, as well as the forerunner of modern chess.
Initially, ancient Indian chess was intended for four people and was conducted using four sets of pieces. The well-known and now chessboard was used for the game, but the moves were performed after tossing dice. Until the 6th century, the rules of the game were inaccurate and contradictory, transmitted orally between players.
The figures in the game corresponded to the structure of the Indian army of that time:
infantry represented in the game by pawns; Continue reading
Chess is the case when sport does not strengthen muscles, but brains! Chess develops logic, strategic thinking and the ability to analyze, train memory, in a word – learn to think. It is easy to imagine what kind of intellectual abilities a person who has played chess since childhood will have.
Before you start the game itself, you need to get acquainted with its rules, which are many. And there are various secret moves and combinations from world champions and famous grandmasters. But do not rush to abandon the idea of playing chess. You can learn all the rules yourself, without resorting to the help of teachers or schools (although consultations with a mentor have not harmed anyone). We have Continue reading