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The Oxford Companion to Chess

Index The Oxford Companion to Chess

The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on the game of chess, written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld. [1]

16 relations: Chess, Chess opening, Chess strategy, Chess tactic, David Vincent Hooper, Fairy chess, Glossary of chess, Goodreads, Ken Whyld, List of chess variants, Oxford Companions, Oxford University Press, Reference work, Rules of chess, Shogi, Three-dimensional chess.

Chess

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 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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David Vincent Hooper

David Vincent Hooper (31 August 1915 – May 1998), born in Reigate, was a British chess player and writer.

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Fairy chess

Fairy chess is the area of chess composition in which there are some changes to the rules of chess.

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Glossary of chess

This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.

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Goodreads

Goodreads is a "social cataloging" website that allows individuals to freely search its database of books, annotations, and reviews.

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Ken Whyld

Kenneth Whyld (6 March 1926 – 11 July 2003) was a British chess author and researcher, best known as the co-author (with David Hooper) of The Oxford Companion to Chess, a single-volume chess reference work in English.

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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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Oxford Companions

Oxford Companions is a book series published by Oxford University Press, providing general knowledge within a specific area.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Reference work

A reference work is a book or periodical (or its electronic equivalent) to which one can refer for information.

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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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Shogi

(), 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.

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Three-dimensional chess

Three-dimensional chess (or 3D chess) refers to any chess variant that uses multiple boards at different levels, allowing the chess pieces to move in three physical dimensions.

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References

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

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