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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.
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.
In chess, a tactic refers to a sequence of moves that limits the opponent's options and may result in tangible gain.
In chess, a discovered attack is an attack revealed when one piece moves out of the way of another.
In chess, a fork is a tactic whereby a single piece makes two or more direct attacks simultaneously.
This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.
Irving Chernev (January 29, 1900 – September 29, 1981) was a chess player and prolific Russian-American chess author.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Peter Arsenievich Romanovsky (Пётр Арсеньевич Романо́вский; 29 July 1892, Saint Petersburg – 1 March 1964, Moscow) was a Russian chess International Master, International Arbiter, and author.
In chess, a pin is a situation brought on by an attacking piece in which a defending piece cannot move without exposing a more valuable defending piece on its other side to capture by the attacking piece.
In chess, a sacrifice is a move giving up a piece with the objective of gaining tactical or positional compensation in other forms.
Shakhmaty v SSSR (Шахматы в СССР; Chess in the USSR) was a Soviet chess magazine published between 1931 and 1991.
In chess, a skewer is an attack upon two pieces in a line and is similar to a pin.
The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.
Thomas Y. Crowell Co. was a publishing company founded by Thomas Y. Crowell.
Undermining (also known as removal of the guard, or removing the defender) is a chess tactic in which a defensive piece is captured, leaving one of the opponent's pieces undefended or under-defended.
The zwischenzug (German: "intermediate move") is a chess tactic in which a player, instead of playing the expected move (commonly a), first interposes another move posing an immediate threat that the opponent must answer, and only then plays the expected move.