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Chess theory

Index Chess theory

The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame. [1]

70 relations: Alekhine's Defence, Alexander Alekhine, Alexey Sokolsky, André Chéron, Aron Nimzowitsch, Ashot Nadanian, Checkmate, Chess, Chess endgame, Chess endgame literature, Chess middlegame, Chess piece relative value, Chess strategy, De ludo scachorum, Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani, Draw (chess), Dunst Opening, Edgard Colle, Ernst Falkbeer, Ernst Grünfeld, Everyman Chess, First-move advantage in chess, Friedrich Sämisch, Georges Renaud, Giambattista Lolli, Grünfeld Defence, Nadanian Variation, Haije Kramer, Hans Müller (chess player), Henry Charlick, History of chess, History of games, Howard Staunton, Hugh Myers, Igor Novikov (chess player), James Hanham, Jānis Kļaviņš, John Cochrane (chess player), King's Gambit, Lionel Kieseritzky, Lionel Penrose, List of world records in chess, Maximilian Ujtelky, Michał Krasenkow, Milan Vidmar, Mir Sultan Khan, Modern Benoni, Morphy versus the Duke of Brunswick and Count Isouard, Nicolas Rossolimo, Outline of chess, Paul Rudolf von Bilguer, ..., Pietro Carrera, Poisoned Pawn Variation, Queen's Gambit, Roman Dzindzichashvili, Ruy Lopez, Mortimer Trap, Sergey Belavenets, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa, The exchange (chess), Theoretician, Theory (disambiguation), Tibor Károlyi (chess player), Traité des Amateurs, Viacheslav Ragozin, Vladimir Bagirov, Vladimir Nenarokov, Vsevolod Rauzer, Weaver W. Adams, World Chess Championship 2008, 1746 to 1750 in sports, 5 krooni. Expand index (20 more) »

Alekhine's Defence

Alekhine's Defence is a chess opening which begins with the moves: Black tempts White's pawns forward to form a broad pawn centre, with plans to undermine and attack the white structure later in the spirit of hypermodern defence.

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Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine (Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin;; March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion.

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Alexey Sokolsky

Alexey Pavlovich Sokolsky (3 November 1908 – 27 December 1969) was a Ukrainian-Belarusian chess player of International Master strength in chess, a noted correspondence chess player, and an opening theoretician.

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André Chéron

André Chéron (September 25, 1895 – September 12, 1980) was a French chess player, endgame theorist, and a composer of endgame studies.

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Aron Nimzowitsch

Aron Nimzowitsch (Ārons Nimcovičs, Аро́н Иса́евич Нимцо́вич, Aron Isayevich Nimtsovich; born Aron Niemzowitsch; 7 November 1886 – 16 March 1935) was a Russian-born, Danish leading chess grandmaster and influential chess writer.

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Ashot Nadanian

Ashot Nadanian (sometimes transliterated as Nadanyan; Աշոտ Նադանյան; born September 19, 1972) is an Armenian chess International Master (1997), chess theoretician and chess coach.

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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 endgame

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.

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Chess endgame literature

Chess endgame literature refers to books and magazines about chess endgames.

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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 piece relative value

In chess, the chess piece relative value system conventionally assigns a point value to each piece when assessing its relative strength in potential exchanges.

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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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De ludo scachorum

De ludo scachorum (On the Game of Chess), also known as Schifanoia ("Boredom Dodger"), is a Latin-language manuscript on the game of chess written around 1500 by Luca Pacioli, a leading mathematician of the Renaissance.

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Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani

Domenico Lorenzo Ponziani (9 November 1719 – 15 July 1796) was an 18th-century Italian law professor, priest, chess player, composer and theoretician.

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Draw (chess)

In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.

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Dunst Opening

The Dunst Opening is a chess opening where White opens with the move: This fairly uncommon opening may have more names than any other: it is also called the Heinrichsen Opening, Baltic Opening, van Geet's Opening, Sleipnir Opening, Kotrč's Opening, Meštrović Opening, Romanian Opening, Queen's Knight Attack, Queen's Knight Opening, Millard's Opening, Knight on the Left, and (in German) der Linksspringer.

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Edgard Colle

Edgard Colle (18 May 1897, in Ghent, Belgium – 20 April 1932) was a Belgian chess master.

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Ernst Falkbeer

Ernst Karl Falkbeer (June 27, 1819 – December 14, 1885) was an Austrian chess master and journalist.

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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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Everyman Chess

Everyman Chess, formerly known as Cadogan Chess, is a major publisher of books and CDs about chess.

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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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Friedrich Sämisch

Friedrich Sämisch (September 20, 1896, Charlottenburg – August 16, 1975, Berlin) was a German chess Grandmaster (1950).

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Georges Renaud

Georges Renaud (8 January 1893, Nancy – 28 July 1975, Peille) was a French chess master, theoretician and organizer.

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Giambattista Lolli

Giambattista Lolli (1698 in Nonantola, Italy – 4 June 1769) was an Italian chess player.

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Grünfeld Defence, Nadanian Variation

The Nadanian Variation (sometimes called the Nadanian Attack) of the Grünfeld Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: The Nadanian Variation is classified in the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings with the code D85.

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Haije Kramer

Haije Kramer (24 November 1917, Leeuwarden – 11 July 2004) was a Dutch chess master and theoretician.

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Hans Müller (chess player)

Hans Müller (1 December 1896, Vienna – 28 February 1971, Vienna) was an Austrian chess player, theoretician and author of books.

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Henry Charlick

Henry Charlick (8 July 1845 in London, England – 26 July 1916 in Adelaide, Australia) was a leading Australian chess master in the 1880s.

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History of chess

The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain.

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History of games

The history of games dates to the ancient human past.

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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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Hugh Myers

Hugh Edward Myers (January 23, 1930 – December 22, 2008) was an American chess master and author.

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Igor Novikov (chess player)

Igor A. Novikov (born May 23, 1962) is a chess grandmaster and former Ukrainian chess champion.

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James Hanham

Major James Moore Hanham (January 4, 1840 Woodville, Mississippi – December 30, 1923 New York, New York) was an American chess master, who played in many American and international chess tournaments between 1884 and 1889.

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Jānis Kļaviņš

Jānis Kļaviņš (April 27, 1933 in Rīga, Latvia – November 25, 2008 in Latvia) was a Latvian chess master who won the Latvian Chess Championship in 1952.

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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 Gambit

The King's Gambit is a chess opening that begins with the moves: White offers a pawn to divert the black e-pawn.

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Lionel Kieseritzky

Lionel Adalbert Bagration Felix Kieseritzky (in Tartu – in Paris) was a Baltic German chess master, famous primarily for a game he lost against Adolf Anderssen, which because of its brilliance was named "The Immortal Game".

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Lionel Penrose

Lionel Sharples Penrose, FRS (11 June 1898 – 12 May 1972) was a British psychiatrist, medical geneticist, paediatrician, mathematician and chess theorist, who carried out pioneering work on the genetics of mental retardation.

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List of world records in chess

This is a list of world records in chess as achieved in organized tournament, match, or simultaneous exhibition play.

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Maximilian Ujtelky

Maximilián Samuel Rudolf Ujtelky (20 April 1915, Igló, Kingdom of Hungary – 12 December 1979) was a Slovak chess master and theoretician of Hungarian origin.

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Michał Krasenkow

Michał Krasenkow (born 14 November 1963) is a Polish chess grandmaster, a chess trainer and writer.

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Milan Vidmar

Milan Vidmar (22 June 1885 – 9 October 1962) was a Slovene electrical engineer, chess Grandmaster, chess theorist, chess arbiter, philosopher, and writer.

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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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Modern Benoni

The Modern Benoni is a chess opening that begins with the moves 1.

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Morphy versus the Duke of Brunswick and Count Isouard

The chess game played in 1858 at an opera house in Paris between the American chess master Paul Morphy and two strong amateurs, the German noble Karl II, Duke of Brunswick and the French aristocrat Comte Isouard de Vauvenargues, is among the most famous of chess games.

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Nicolas Rossolimo

Nicolas Rossolimo (Николай Спиридонович Россоли́мо; February 28, 1910, Kiev – July 24, 1975, New York) was an American-French-Greek-Russian chess Grandmaster.

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Outline of chess

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to chess: Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard (a square-checkered board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid).

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Paul Rudolf von Bilguer

Paul Rudolf (or Rudolph) von Bilguer (21 September 1815 – 16 September 1840) was a German chess master and chess theoretician from Ludwigslust in the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

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Pietro Carrera

Pietro Carrera, (July 12, 1573 – September 18, 1647) was a chess player, historian, priest and Italian author, born in Sicily, in Militello in Val di Catania (Province of Catania), located in the Valley of Noto; here he grew up in the old colony of San Vito.

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Poisoned Pawn Variation

The Poisoned Pawn Variation is any of several series of opening moves in chess in which a pawn is said to be "poisoned" because its capture can result in a positional disadvantage or loss of material.

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Queen's Gambit

The Queen's Gambit is a chess opening that starts with the moves: The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest known chess openings.

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Roman Dzindzichashvili

Roman Yakovlevich Dzindzichashvili (რომან იაკობის-ძე ჯინჯიხაშვილი; pronounced jin-jee-khash-VEE-lee; born May 5, 1944) is a chess Grandmaster (GM).

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Ruy Lopez, Mortimer Trap

The Mortimer Trap is a chess opening trap in the Ruy Lopez named after James Mortimer.

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Sergey Belavenets

Sergey Belavenets (Серге́й Всеволодович Белавенец; 8 July 19107 March 1942) was a Soviet chess master, theoretician, and chess journalist.

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Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa

Tassilo, Baron von Heydebrand und der Lasa (known in English as "Baron von der Lasa", 17 October 1818, Berlin – 27 July 1899, Storchnest near Lissa, Greater Poland, then German Empire) was an important German chess master, chess historian and theoretician of the nineteenth century, a member of the Berlin Chess Club and a founder of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades).

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The exchange (chess)

The exchange in chess refers to a situation in which one player loses a minor piece (i.e. a bishop or knight) but captures the opponent's rook.

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Theoretician may refer to.

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Theory (disambiguation)

Theory is a type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or its result.

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Tibor Károlyi (chess player)

Tibor Károlyi (born 15 November 1961) is a Hungarian chess International Master, International Arbiter (1997), coach, theoretician, and author.

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Traité des Amateurs

Traité des Amateurs is the short name of the celebrated book Traité Théorique et Pratique du jeu des Echecs, par une Société des Amateurs, published in France in 1786 and subsequently translated into German and English.

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Viacheslav Ragozin

Viacheslav Vasilyevich Ragozin (Вячесла́в Васи́льевич Раго́зин, 8 October 1908 – 11 March 1962) was a Soviet chess Grandmaster, an International Arbiter of chess, and a World Correspondence Chess Champion.

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Vladimir Bagirov

Vladimir Konstantinovich Bagirov (Վլադիմիր Կոնստանտինի Բաղիրյան; Влади́мир Константи́нович Баги́ров) (August 16, 1936 in Baku – July 21, 2000 in Finland) was a Soviet-Latvian grandmaster of chess, chess author, and trainer.

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Vladimir Nenarokov

Vladimir Ivanovich Nenarokov (January 4, 1880 – December 13, 1953) was a Russian chess master and theoretician.

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Vsevolod Rauzer

Vsevolod Alfredovich Rauzer (16 October 1908 – 29 December 1941, Leningrad) was a Soviet Ukrainian chess master known for his great contributions to chess opening theory, especially of the Sicilian Defence.

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Weaver W. Adams

Weaver Warren Adams (April 28, 1901 – January 6, 1963) was an American chess master, author, and opening theoretician.

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World Chess Championship 2008

The World Chess Championship 2008 was a best-of-twelve-games match between the incumbent World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, and the previous World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik.

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1746 to 1750 in sports

Events in world sport through the years 1746 to 1750.

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5 krooni

The 5 krooni banknote (5 EEK) is a denomination of the Estonian kroon, the former currency of Estonia.

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