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Index Chess960

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. [1]

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Aleksandr Lenderman

Aleksandr "Alex" Lenderman (born 23 September 1989) is an American chess grandmaster.

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Alexander Grischuk

Alexander Igorevich Grischuk (Алекса́ндр И́горевич Грищу́к; born October 31, 1983) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Alexandra Kosteniuk

Alexandra Konstantinovna Kosteniuk (Алекса́ндра Константи́новна Костеню́к; born 23 April 1984) is a Russian chess grandmaster and Women's World Chess Champion from 2008 to 2010.

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Artur Yusupov

Artur Mayakovich Yusupov (Арту́р Маякович Юсу́пов; Artur Majakowitsch Jussupow; born February 13, 1960 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian chess grandmaster and a chess writer.

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Étienne Bacrot

Étienne Bacrot (born 22 January 1983 in Lille) is a French chess grandmaster and former chess prodigy.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Bobby Fischer

Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.

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Capablanca Chess

Capablanca Chess (or Capablanca's Chess) is a chess variant invented in the 1920s by former World Chess Champion José Raúl Capablanca.

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Castling is a move in the game of chess involving a player's king and either of the player's original rooks.

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Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess opening

A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.

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Chess piece

A chess piece, or chessman, is any of the six different movable objects used on a chessboard to play the game of chess.

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Chess strategy

Chess strategy is the aspect of chess playing concerned with evaluation of chess positions and setting of goals and long-term plans for future play.

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Chess tactic

In chess, a tactic refers to a sequence of moves that limits the opponent's options and may result in tangible gain.

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Chess960 numbering scheme

The game Chess960, played with conventional chess pieces and rules, starts with a random selection of one of 960 positions for the pieces.

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Chess960 starting position

A Chess960 starting position is one of 960 possible initial game positions in the chess variant Chess960.

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A chessboard is the type of checkerboard used in the board game chess, consisting of 64 squares (eight rows and eight columns).

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Computer chess

Computer chess is a game of computer architecture encompassing hardware and software capable of playing chess autonomously without human guidance.

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Dimitri Reinderman

Dimitri Reinderman (born 12 August 1972) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.

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Elisabeth Pähtz

Elisabeth Pähtz (born January 8, 1985) is a German chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).

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Fast chess

Fast chess (also known as speed chess) is a variation of chess in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under normal tournament time controls.

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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.

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First-move advantage in chess

The first-move advantage in chess is the inherent advantage of the player (White) who makes the first move in chess.

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Fischer–Spassky (1992 match)

The 1992 match between former World Chess Champions Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky was billed as a World Chess Championship, but was unofficial.

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Forsyth–Edwards Notation

Forsyth–Edwards Notation (FEN) is a standard notation for describing a particular board position of a chess game.

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Fritz (chess)

Fritz is a German chess program developed by Vasik Rajlich (engine) and ChessBase (user interface).

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Garry Kasparov

Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Helmut Pfleger

Helmut Pfleger (born August 6, 1943, Teplice-Šanov) is a German chess Grandmaster and author.

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Hikaru Nakamura

is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster.

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An hour (symbol: h; also abbreviated hr.) is a unit of time conventionally reckoned as of a day and scientifically reckoned as 3,599–3,601 seconds, depending on conditions.

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Kateryna Lagno

Kateryna Aleksandrovna Lagno (Катерина Олександрівна Лагно; Екатерина Александровна Лагно; born 27 December 1989) is a Russian (formerly Ukrainian), Ukrayinska Pravda Sport (12 July 2014) chess grandmaster.

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

Kirsan Nikolayevich Ilyumzhinov (Кирса́н Никола́евич Илюмжи́нов; Kalmyk: Үлмҗин Кирсән, Ülmcin Kirsən; born April 5, 1962) is a Kalmyk businessman and politician.

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Larry Kaufman

Lawrence C. "Larry" Kaufman (born 1947) is a chess Grandmaster, a title which he automatically earned after winning the 2008 World Senior Championship (which he later retroactively shared with Mihai Suba).

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Levon Aronian

Levon Grigori Aronian (Լևոն Գրիգորի Արոնյան Levon Grigori Aronyan; born 6 October 1982) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.

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List of chess variants

A chess variant (or unorthodox chess) is a game "related to, derived from, or inspired by chess".

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Ljubomir Ljubojević

Ljubomir Ljubojević is a Serbian chess grandmaster.

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Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion.

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Satellite view of Mainz (south of the Rhine) and Wiesbaden Mainz (Mogontiacum, Mayence) is the capital and largest city of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany.

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Michael Adams (chess player)

Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster.

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Mind Sports Olympiad

The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is an annual international multi-disciplined competition and festival for games of mental skill and mind sports.

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The minute is a unit of time or angle.

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Pavilion Books

Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd is an English publishing company based in London.

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Pentala Harikrishna

Pentala Harikrishna (born 10 May 1986) is a chess Grandmaster from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Peter Leko

Peter Leko ('Lékó Péter'; Петер Леко; born September 8, 1979 in Subotica, Yugoslavia) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.

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Peter Svidler

Pyotr Veniaminovich Svidler (Пётр Вениами́нович Сви́длер; born 17 June 1976) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Portable Game Notation

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.

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Rules of chess

The rules of chess (also known as the laws of chess) are rules governing the play of the game of chess.

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Rybka is a computer chess engine designed by International Master Vasik Rajlich.

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Shredder (software)

Shredder is a commercial chess program and chess engine developed in Germany by Stefan Meyer-Kahlen in 1993.

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Stockfish (chess)

Stockfish is a free and open-source UCI chess engine, available for various desktop and mobile platforms.

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Svetozar Gligorić

Svetozar Gligorić (Serbian Cyrillic: Светозар Глигорић, 2 February 1923 – 14 August 2012) was a Serbian and Yugoslav chess grandmaster.

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The Chess Variant Pages

The Chess Variant Pages is a popular non-commercial Internet website devoted to chess variants.

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Transcendental Chess

Transcendental Chess is a chess variant invented in 1978 by Maxwell Lawrence.

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Valery Salov

Valery Salov (born May 26, 1964 in Wrocław, Poland) is a Russian chess grandmaster who was once ranked the third best player in the world.

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Vassily Ivanchuk

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.

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Victor Bologan

Viktor (Viorel) Bologan (born 14 December 1971) is a Moldovan chess grandmaster and chess author.

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Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.

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Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik (Влади́мир Бори́сович Кра́мник; born 25 June 1975) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Vlastimil Hort

Vlastimil Hort (born 12 January 1944) is a Czechoslovak-born German chess Grandmaster.

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Vojvodina (Serbian and Croatian: Vojvodina; Војводина; Pannonian Rusyn: Войводина; Vajdaság; Slovak and Czech: Vojvodina; Voivodina), officially the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (Аутономна Покрајина Војводина / Autonomna Pokrajina Vojvodina; see Names in other languages), is an autonomous province of Serbia, located in the northern part of the country, in the Pannonian Plain.

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White and Black in chess

In chess, the player who moves first is referred to as "White" and the player who moves second is referred to as "Black".

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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X-FEN is an extension of Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN).

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Yasser Seirawan

Yasser Seirawan (ياسر سيروان; born March 24, 1960) is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion.

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Zoltán Almási

Zoltán Almási (born August 29, 1976) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess960

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