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The exchange (chess)

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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. [1]

34 relations: Anatoly Karpov, Andrei Sokolov, Bishop (chess), Chess, Chess strategy, Compensation (chess), Exchange, Exchange (chess), Fork (chess), Fortress (chess), French Defence, Hikaru Nakamura, Immortal Losing Game, Interference (chess), Judit Polgár, Knight (chess), Komodo (chess), Magnus Carlsen, Mikhail Botvinnik, Napoleon Marache, Outline of chess, Pawnless chess endgame, Pirc Defence, Austrian Attack, Rook (chess), Sicilian Defence, Scheveningen Variation, Swindle (chess), The Exchange, Ulf Andersson, Vadim Zvjaginsev, Vienna Game, Frankenstein–Dracula Variation, Viswanathan Anand, World Chess Championship 1972, World Chess Championship 2014, Zwischenzug.

Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.

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Andrei Sokolov

Andrei Yurievich Sokolov (Андре́й Ю́рьевич Соколо́в; born 20 March 1963, in Vorkuta, Komi ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is a chess Grandmaster of Russian origin, now living in France.

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Bishop (chess)

A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.

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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 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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Compensation (chess)

In chess, compensation is the typically short-term positional advantages a player has in exchange for typically material disadvantage.

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Exchange may refer to.

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Exchange (chess)

In the tactics and strategy in the board game of chess, an exchange (exchanging) or trade (trading) of chess pieces is series of closely related moves, typically sequential, in which the two players capture each other's pieces.

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Fork (chess)

In chess, a fork is a tactic whereby a single piece makes two or more direct attacks simultaneously.

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Fortress (chess)

In chess, the fortress is an endgame drawing technique in which the side behind in sets up a zone of protection that the opponent cannot penetrate.

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French Defence

The French Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: This is most commonly followed by 2.d4 d5, with Black intending...c5 at a later stage, attacking White's and gaining on the.

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Hikaru Nakamura

is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster.

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Immortal Losing Game

The "Immortal Losing Game" is a chess game between the Soviet grandmaster David Bronstein and the Polish International Master Bogdan Śliwa played in 1957 in Gotha.

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Interference (chess)

In the game of chess, interference occurs when the line between an attacked piece and its defender is interrupted by sacrificially interposing a piece.

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Judit Polgár

Judit Polgár (born 23 July 1976) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.

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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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Komodo (chess)

Komodo is a UCI chess engine developed by Don Dailey, Mark Lefler, and supported by chess author and evaluation expert, GM Larry Kaufman.

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Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion.

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Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik (Михаи́л Моисе́евич Ботви́нник,; – May 5, 1995) was a Soviet and Russian International Grandmaster and World Chess Champion for most of 1948 to 1963.

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Napoleon Marache

Napoleon Marache (June 15, 1818 – May 11, 1875) was born in France and moved to the United States at around 12 years of age.

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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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Pawnless chess endgame

A pawnless chess endgame is a chess endgame in which only a few pieces remain and none of them is a pawn.

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Pirc Defence, Austrian Attack

The Austrian Attack variation of the Pirc Defence is a chess opening characterised by the following moves: Typical continuations include the main line 5.Nf3 0-0, an immediate kingside attack with 5.e5 Nfd7, or a queenside counterattack with 5.Nf3 c5.

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Rook (chess)

A rook (♖,♜) is a piece in the strategy board game of chess.

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Sicilian Defence, Scheveningen Variation

In chess, the Scheveningen Variation of the Sicilian Defence is an opening that is a line of the Open Sicilian characterised by Black setting up a "small centre" with pawns on d6 and e6.

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Swindle (chess)

In chess, a swindle is a ruse by which a player in a losing position tricks his opponent, and thereby achieves a win or draw instead of the expected loss.

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The Exchange

The Exchange may refer to.

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Ulf Andersson

Ulf Andersson (born 27 June 1951) is a leading Swedish chess player.

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Vadim Zvjaginsev

Vadim Zvjaginsev (Vadim Zvyagintsev; born 18 August 1976 in Moscow) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Vienna Game, Frankenstein–Dracula Variation

The Frankenstein–Dracula Variation is a chess opening variation for Black, usually considered a branch of the Vienna Game, beginning with the moves: or it can be reached by transposition from the Bishop's Opening: The opening involves many complications; however, with accurate play the opening is viable for both sides.

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Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.

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World Chess Championship 1972

The World Chess Championship 1972 was a match for the World Chess Championship between challenger Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union.

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World Chess Championship 2014

The World Chess Championship 2014 was a match between the world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand, to determine the World Chess Champion.

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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.

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Exchange Sacrifice, Exchange sacrifice, Exchange sacrifice (chess), Minor Exchange, Minor exchange.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_exchange_(chess)

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