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Bought in Singapore in 70s, Ivory?

My Uncle bought this in Singapore in the 70s. He had a bought lot of expensive furniture from there. Does anyone know what this is or what it is made

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Fifty Move Rule to give Checkmate

If the king is the last piece left on the board, how many moves does the opponent have to Checkmate? ---------------------------------- Admin Hi David,

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Vintage Ivory Chess Set for Sale

Looking to sell a vintage chess set I received from a family member a decade or so ago. They had traveled all over the world and had picked it up at some

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Morphy's Opera House Game

Question- Re the famous Paul Morphy/Opera game- When Morphy checkmated the opposition, why could the opposition just capture the attacking piece? It was

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How do I aquire a Chess Rating?

How do I aquire a chess rating? Thank you, Herman -----------Admin------------------ Hi Herman, The Elo Rating System (FIDE ratings) is used

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How To Start Your Own Chess Club

How To Start Your Own Chess Club

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World Chess Championship 2018 Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen

Replay the chess games from the World Chess Championship 2018 - Fabiano Caruana vs Magnus Carlsen

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Ivory Chess Set from Dealer

I was in the US Air Force, stationed in Japan in 1960. I traveled to Hong Kong and purchased this ivory chess set from a reputable dealer. The white

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Antique Ivory Chess Set Made in China From East African Ivory

My father took a trip to China in 1983 with the People to People exchange program. While over there he took lots of photographs and brought back lots

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How do chess traps work in the openings?

My question is: if I open with, for example, the Kings Gambit and follow the moves that are usually done, but what if the other person is a beginner

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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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