62 relations: A History of Chess, Aaron Alexandre, Albéric O'Kelly de Galway, Algebraic notation (chess), Anatoly Karpov, Artificial castling, Avery Cardoza, Bishop (chess), Capablanca Chess, Castle (shogi), Cecil Purdy, Check (chess), Checkmate, Chess, Chess in Europe, Chess notation, Chess opening, Chess problem, Chess tournament, Chess960, Chessgames.com, Descriptive notation, Draw (chess), Edward Lasker, FIDE, Göttingen manuscript, H. J. R. Murray, Handbuch des Schachspiels, Handicap (chess), International Arbiter, Johann Baptist Allgaier, King (chess), Knight (chess), Lawrence Day, List of chess traps, List of chess variants, Lodewijk Prins, Luis Ramírez de Lucena, Mnemonic, Necessity and sufficiency, Portable Game Notation, Promotion (chess), Queen (chess), Retrograde analysis, Rook (chess), Rules of chess, Shogi, Sicilian Defence, Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation, Sicilian Defence, Dragon Variation, Yugoslav Attack, 9.Bc4, ..., Simon & Schuster, Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, Tempo (chess), The Oxford Companion to Chess, Threefold repetition, Tim Krabbé, Touch-move rule, United States Chess Federation, Viktor Korchnoi, William Hartston, Wolfgang Heidenfeld, Yuri Averbakh. Expand index (12 more) » « Shrink index
The book A History of Chess was written by H. J. R. Murray (1868–1955) and published in 1913.
Aaron (Albert) Alexandre (אהרון אלכסנדר, around 1765/68 in Hohenfeld, Franconia – 16 November 1850 in London, England) was a Jewish German–French–English chess player and writer.
Albéric Joseph Rodolphe Marie Robert Ghislain O'Kelly de Galway (17 May 1911, Anderlecht – 3 October 1980, Brussels) was a Belgian chess Grandmaster (1956), an International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster (1962), and the third ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess (1959–1962).
Algebraic notation (or AN) is a method for recording and describing the moves in a game of chess.
Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.
In chess, artificial castling (also called castling by hand) refers to a maneuver in which a king which has lost the right to castle achieves a castled position in several normal moves, instead of the one special move.
Avery Cardoza is an American author, professional gambler, and publisher.
A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.
Capablanca Chess (or Capablanca's Chess) is a chess variant invented in the 1920s by former World Chess Champion José Raúl Capablanca.
In shogi, castles (囲い kakoi) are strong defensive configurations of pieces that protect the king (玉).
Cecil John Seddon Purdy (27 March 1906, Port Said, Egypt – 6 November 1979, Sydney, Australia) was an Australian chess International Master (IM), writer, and inaugural World Correspondence Chess champion.
A check is a condition in chess, shogi, and xiangqi that occurs when a player's king (or general in xiangqi) is under threat of on their opponent's next turn.
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 exact location, time and method of the entry of chess, or rather its immediate precursor Shatranj, into western Europe is unknown, however linguistic evidence suggest that it was almost certainly transmitted via the Arab world.
Chess notations are various systems that have developed to record either the moves made in a game of chess or the position of pieces on a chessboard.
A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.
A chess problem, also called a chess composition, is a puzzle set by somebody using chess pieces on a chess board, that presents the solver with a particular task to be achieved.
A chess tournament is a series of chess games played competitively to determine a winning individual or team.
Chess960, also called Fischer Random Chess (originally Fischerandom), is a variant of chess invented and advocated by former world chess champion Bobby Fischer, announced publicly on June 19, 1996, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Chessgames.com is an Internet chess community with over 224,000 members.
Descriptive notation is a notation for recording chess games, and at one time was the most popular notation in English- and Spanish-speaking countries.
In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.
Edward Lasker (December 3, 1885 – March 25, 1981) was a German-American chess and Go player.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.
The Göttingen manuscript is the earliest known work devoted entirely to modern chess.
Harold James Ruthven Murray (24 June 1868 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, inspector of schools, and prominent chess historian.
Handbuch des Schachspiels (Handbook of Chess, often simply called the Handbuch) is a chess book, first published in 1843 by Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa.
A handicap (or "odds") in chess is variant ways to enable a weaker player to have a chance of winning against a stronger one.
In chess, International Arbiter is a title awarded by FIDE to individuals deemed capable of acting as arbiter in important chess matches.
Johann Baptist Allgaier (June 19, 1763, Schussenried – January 3, 1823, Vienna) was a German-Austrian chess master and theoretician.
In chess, the king (♔,♚) is the most important piece.
The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).
Lawrence Day (born February 1, 1949 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a Canadian chess International Master, author, and journalist.
The term chess trap refers to a move which may tempt the opponent to play a losing move.
A chess variant (or unorthodox chess) is a game "related to, derived from, or inspired by chess".
Lodewijk Prins (27 January 1913, Amsterdam – 11 November 1999) was a Dutch chess player and referee of chess competitions.
Luis Ramírez de Lucena (c. 1465 – c. 1530) was a Spanish chess player who published the first still-existing chess book.
A mnemonic (the first "m" is silent) device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.
In logic, necessity and sufficiency are terms used to describe an implicational relationship between statements.
Portable Game Notation (PGN) is a plain text computer-processible format for recording chess games (both the moves and related data), supported by many chess programs.
Promotion is a chess rule that requires a pawn that reaches its eighth to be immediately replaced by the player's choice of a queen, knight, rook, or bishop of the same.
The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
In chess problems, retrograde analysis is a technique employed to determine which moves were played leading up to a given position.
A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.
The rules of chess (also known as the laws of chess) are rules governing the play of the game of chess.
(), also known as Japanese chess or the Game of Generals, is a two-player strategy board game in the same family as chess, chaturanga, makruk, shatranj, janggi and xiangqi, and is the most popular of a family of chess variants native to Japan.
The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.
In chess, the Dragon Variation is one of the main lines of the Sicilian Defence and begins with the moves: In the Dragon, Black fianchettoes their bishop on the h8–a1 diagonal, building a home for the king on g8 while aiming the bishop at the center and.
In chess, the move 9.Bc4 is one of the main options in the chess opening called the Yugoslav Attack, which is an attack in the Dragon Variation of the Sicilian Defence.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
Sir George Alan Thomas, 7th Baronet (14 June 1881 – 23 July 1972) was a British badminton, tennis and chess player.
In chess and other chess-like games, tempo is a "turn" or single move.
The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.
In chess and some other abstract strategy games, the threefold repetition rule (also known as repetition of position) states that a player can claim a draw if the same position occurs three times, or will occur after their next move, with the same player to move.
Tim Krabbé (born 13 April 1943) is a Dutch journalist and novelist.
The touch-move rule in chess specifies that, if a player deliberately touches a piece on the board when it is his turn to move, then he must move or capture that piece if it is legal to do so.
The United States Chess Federation (also known as US Chess or USCF) is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in FIDE, the World Chess Federation.
Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi (p; 23 March 1931 – 6 June 2016) was a Soviet (until 1976) and Swiss (since 1994) chess grandmaster and writer.
William Roland Hartston (born 12 August 1947) is an English journalist who writes the Beachcomber column in the Daily Express and a chess player who played competitively from 1962 to 1987 with a highest Elo rating of 2485.
Wolfgang Heidenfeld (29 May 1911 – 3 August 1981) was a German chess player.
Yuri Lvovich Averbakh (Ю́рий Льво́вич Аверба́х; born February 8, 1922) is a Soviet and Russian chess player and author.