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Moheschunder Bannerjee

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Moheschunder Bannerjee (Bengali: মহেশচন্দ্র বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়, fl. 1850) or Mahesh Chandra Banerjee was a strong chess player from Bengal, many hundred of whose games survive through the writings of John Cochrane, who regularly played Bannerjee between 1848 and 1860, during Cochrane's tenure at the Calcutta bar. [1]

36 relations: Banerjee, Bengal, Bengali language, Brahmin, British Chess Championship, Castling, Checkmate, Chess, Chess middlegame, Chess opening, Chess piece, Chess Player's Chronicle, Chess tactic, Double check, Edward Winter (chess historian), Ernst Grünfeld, Fianchetto, Floruit, Grünfeld Defence, Howard Staunton, Indian chess, Indian Defence, John Cochrane (chess player), King's Indian Defence, King's Indian Defence, Four Pawns Attack, Knight (chess), Kolkata, Mir Sultan Khan, Nimzo-Indian Defence, Pawn (chess), Philip Walsingham Sergeant, Promotion (chess), Queen's Indian Defense, Rules of chess, Sacrifice (chess), Tim Harding (chess player).


Banerjee or Bandyopadhyay is a surname of Brahmins in the Bengal region of India.

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Bengal (Bānglā/Bôngô /) is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region in Asia, which is located in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal.

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Bengali language

Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.

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Brahmin (Sanskrit: ब्राह्मण) is a varna (class) in Hinduism specialising as priests, teachers (acharya) and protectors of sacred learning across generations.

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British Chess Championship

The British Chess Championship is organised by the English Chess Federation.

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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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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.

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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 middlegame

The middlegame in chess refers to the portion of the game in between the opening and the endgame.

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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 Player's Chronicle

The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841–56 and 1859–62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess.

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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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Double check

In chess, a double check is a check delivered by two pieces simultaneously.

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Edward Winter (chess historian)

Edward Winter (born 1955) is an English chess journalist, archivist, historian, collector and author.

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Ernst Grünfeld

---- Ernst Franz Grünfeld (November 21, 1893 – April 3, 1962) was a leading Austrian chess grandmaster and chess writer, mainly on opening theory.

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In chess, the fianchetto ("little flank") is a pattern of development wherein a bishop is developed to the second rank of the adjacent knight file, the knight pawn having been moved one or two squares forward.

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Floruit, abbreviated fl. (or occasionally, flor.), Latin for "he/she flourished", denotes a date or period during which a person was known to have been alive or active.

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Grünfeld Defence

The Grünfeld Defence (ECO codes D70–D99) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black offers White the possibility of cxd5, when after Nxd5 White further gets the opportunity to kick the Black Knight around with e4, leading to an imposing central pawn duo for White.

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Howard Staunton

Howard Staunton (1810 – 22 June 1874) was an English chess master who is generally regarded as having been the world's strongest player from 1843 to 1851, largely as a result of his 1843 victory over Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint-Amant.

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Indian chess

Indian chess is the name given to a variation of chess played in India in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Indian Defence

In the game of chess, Indian defence is a broad term for a group of openings characterised by the moves: They are all to varying degrees hypermodern defences, where Black invites White to establish an imposing presence in the centre with the plan of undermining and ultimately destroying it.

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John Cochrane (chess player)

John Cochrane (1798 – 2 March 1878) was a Scottish chess master and lawyer.

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King's Indian Defence

The King's Indian Defence is a common chess opening.

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King's Indian Defence, Four Pawns Attack

The Four Pawns Attack in the King's Indian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the moves: White immediately builds up a large in order to gain a advantage.

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Knight (chess)

The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).

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Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Mir Sultan Khan

Malik Mir Sultan Khan (1905 – 25 April 1966) was the strongest chess master of his time from Asia.

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Nimzo-Indian Defence

The Nimzo-Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Other move orders, such as 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d4 Bb4, are also feasible.

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Pawn (chess)

The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.

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Philip Walsingham Sergeant

Philip Walsingham Sergeant (27 January 1872, Notting Hill, LondonBirths, Marriages and Deaths – 20 October 1952) was a British professional writer on chess and popular historical subjects.

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Promotion (chess)

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.

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Queen's Indian Defense

The Queen's Indian Defense (QID) is a chess opening defined by the moves: The opening is a solid defense to the Queen's Pawn Game.

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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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Sacrifice (chess)

In chess, a sacrifice is a move giving up a piece with the objective of gaining tactical or positional compensation in other forms.

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Tim Harding (chess player)

Timothy David (Tim) Harding (born 6 May 1948 in London) is a chess player and author with particular expertise in correspondence chess.

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

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