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Artyom Timofeev (Артём Тимофеев; born January 6, 1985 in Kazan) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.
The Center Game is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The game usually continues 3.Qxd4 Nc6, with a gain of tempo for Black due to the attack on the white queen.
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.
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.
A chess opening or simply an opening refers to the initial moves of a chess game.
Ernesto Inarkiev (Эрнесто Инаркиев; born 9 December 1985) is a Russian chess grandmaster, the first ever from Kalmykia.
Gambit Publications is a major publisher of chess books.
This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.
Initiative in a chess position belongs to the player who can make threats that cannot be ignored.
John Denis Martin Nunn (born 25 April 1955 in London) is an English chess grandmaster, a three-time world champion in chess problem solving, a chess writer and publisher, and a mathematician.
In chess, the king (♔,♚) is the most important piece.
Klaus Bischoff (born 9 June 1961 in Ulm) is a German chess player who was awarded the Grandmaster title by FIDE in 1990.
The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).
In chess, opposition (or direct opposition) is the situation occurring when two kings face each other on a rank or file, with only one square in-between them.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
The pawn (♙,♟) is the most numerous piece in the game of chess, and in most circumstances, also the weakest.
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.
The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.
The Scandinavian Defense (or Center Counter Defense, or Center Counter Game) is a chess opening characterized by the moves.
The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld.
Triangulation is a tactic used in chess to put one's opponent in zugzwang (a position when it is a disadvantage to move).
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.