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Alexander Sergeyevich Morozevich (Александр Серге́евич Морозе́вич; born July 18, 1977) is a Russian chess Grandmaster.
Andrew Eden Soltis (born May 28, 1947 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania) is an American chess grandmaster, author and columnist.
Anna Yuriyivna Ushenina (Анна Юріївна Ушеніна; born 30 August 1985) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster who was Women's World Chess Champion from November 2012 to September 2013.
In chess and chess variants, a bare king (or lone king) is a game position where one player has only the king remaining (i.e. all the player's other pieces have been).
Basic Chess Endings (abbreviated BCE) is a book on chess endgames which was written by Grandmaster Reuben Fine and originally published on October 27, 1941.
Batsford is a village and civil parish in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England.
A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.
Blindfold chess (also known as sans voir) is a form of chess play wherein the players do not see the positions of the pieces or touch them.
Checkmate (often shortened to mate) is a game position in chess and other chess-like games in which a player's king is in check (threatened with) and there is no way to remove the threat.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The term Chess Bundesliga (Schach-Bundesliga) normally refers to the premier league of team chess in Germany established in 1980.
In chess and chess-like games, the endgame (or end game or ending) is the stage of the game when few pieces are left on the board.
The monthly Chess Life and bi-monthly Chess Life Kids (formerly School Mates and Chess Life for Kids) are the official magazines published by the United States Chess Federation (US Chess).
A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank.
In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.
The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.
The FIDE Women's Grand Prix 2013–14 is a series of six chess tournaments exclusively for women, which formed part of the qualification cycle for the Women's World Chess Championship 2015.
The fifty-move rule in chess states that a player can claim a draw if no has been made and no pawn has been moved in the last fifty moves (for this purpose a "move" consists of a player completing their turn followed by the opponent completing their turn).
A fork, in cutlery or kitchenware, is a tool consisting of a handle with several narrow tines on one end.
In chess, a fork is a tactic whereby a single piece makes two or more direct attacks simultaneously.
François-André Danican Philidor (September 7, 1726 – August 31, 1795), often referred to as André Danican Philidor during his lifetime, was a French composer and chess player.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
In geometry, a hypotenuse (rarely: hypothenuse) is the longest side of a right-angled triangle, the side opposite of the right angle.
James Clifford Howell (born May 17, 1967) is an English chess grandmaster and author.
Jeremy Silman (born August 28, 1954) is an American International Master of chess and writer.
John Leonard Watson (born 1951) is a chess International Master and author.
Judit Polgár (born 23 July 1976) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.
In chess, the king (♔,♚) is the most important piece.
The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).
Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an American chess grandmaster, author, and journalist.
Lê Quang Liêm (born 13 March 1991 in Ho Chi Minh City) is a Vietnamese chess grandmaster and the 2013 World Blitz Chess Champion.
Ljubomir Ljubojević is a Serbian chess grandmaster.
Mika Karttunen (born 30 May 1981) is a Finnish chess player, International Master.
Olga Alexandrovna Girya (Ольга Александровна Гиря; born 4 June 1991 in Langepas) is a Russian chess player who holds the title of Woman Grandmaster (WGM).
A pawnless chess endgame is a chess endgame in which only a few pieces remain and none of them is a pawn.
Pyotr Veniaminovich Svidler (Пётр Вениами́нович Сви́длер; born 17 June 1976) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
Reggio Emilia (also; Rèz, Regium Lepidi) is a city in northern Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region.
Robert Kempiński (born 11 July 1977 in Gdańsk) is a Polish chess grandmaster.
A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.
The Slav Defense is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The Slav is one of the primary defenses to the Queen's Gambit.
A solved game is a game whose outcome (win, lose or draw) can be correctly predicted from any position, assuming that both players play perfectly.
Stalemate is a situation in the game of chess where the player whose turn it is to move is not in check but has no legal move.
Tal Shaked (born February 5, 1978 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA) is an American chess grandmaster, who is best known for winning the World Junior Championship in 1997.
Tromsø (Romsa; Tromssa; Tromssa) is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vassily Mykhaylovych Ivanchuk, also transliterated as Vasyliy or Vasyl (Василь Михайлович Іванчук; born March 18, 1969), is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster and a former World Rapid Chess Champion.
Vladimir Epishin (born 11 July 1965 in Leningrad) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
The World Junior Chess Championship is an under-20 chess tournament (players must have been under 20 years old on 1 January in the year of competition) organized by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).
Zugzwang (German for "compulsion to move") is a situation found in chess and other games wherein one player is put at a disadvantage because they must make a move when they would prefer to pass and not move.