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Stalemate and Chess Scoring Outcome

I just played a game where I forced my opponent into a position where he could not make any valid move and therfore Stalemate. I had my Queen and King,

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Chess question

HI, i was playing against my dad and we had just lost our queens and he played an unusual move. He had his pawn on the seventh rank and did not have anything

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Antique Asian Elephant Ivory Chess Set 19th Century

I want to sell this chess set that was given to me by my mother. Bought in England around 1950-1955 at an antique shop. It was said to be 80 years old

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Chess Tips and Tricks to improve your Chess

Study these Chess Tips and Tricks to win more Games ...

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Ivory Chess Set W/paperwork Purchased 8/14/63 Inherited

My father in law passed away, and while clearing out his house, I came upon a chess set in the original box with packing and provenance. The set came

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Draw in King vs Pawn Endgame?

Hello! As I was watching one of Ben Finegold's lectures YouTube, i was surprised when he said that in the following position (white to move) it would

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Can black King hit protected white Queen?

Can black king hit white king? Since white bishop can't be moved, white king will get check from black rook. Please help Follow the rules of chess. A

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Pinned Pawn

Is white's pawn pinned against its king, denying black king to capture white queen (or free to threaten black king)? If White Queen takes Black Pawn

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Chess King Capture

When the other player's Queen or Rook or Knight or Bishop moves next to my King why can't I capture them? I've only played on line computers, and they

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Understanding Chess Engines
and Cross Tables

Chess notation questions I am having hard time interpreting some of the notations: 1. I am watching cross-table (

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and Cross Tables"

Where is the King? Chess Puzzle

Can someone solve and explain this puzzle? Please explain to me? The questions are... 1. Where is the King now? 2. What move the King made? 3. What's

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How is it a Stalemate?

Hello, I am a beginner. I'm reading a book about chess basics, and am confused by one test question given by the author. Would appreciate it if someone

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King moving into check?

I checked my opponent with a bishop and he moved onto a square covered by my knight. He said that was ok because I could not take him with my knight as

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Chess Students Choice

In this package, you’ll find the three products most favoured by chess students ...

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Mate with 2 Knights

Is it possible to get checkmate with just 2 knights? ------------------------------------ Admin Hi David, Checkmate positions with King and two Knights

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Grandmaster Chess - Teach Yourself

Study the Chess Course “Self-taught Grandmaster” to become a GM...

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