Sunday, June 17, 2012

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Chess Facts

1] Did you know the number of possible ways of playing the first four moves for both sides in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000 ?

2] The longest game of chess that is theoretically possible is 5,949 moves.

3] The new pawn move, where pawns were allowed to advance two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280.

4]The first chess game played between space and earth was on June 9, 1970 by the Soyez-9 crew. The game ended in a draw.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Chess Quotes On Knight

Seize the outpost K5 with your knight, and you can go to sleep. Checkmate will come by itself.  -  Savielly Tartakower

In blitz, the knight is stronger than the bishop.  -  Vlastmil Hort

To have a knight planted in your game at K6 is worse than a rusty nail in your knee.  -  Efim Bogolubow

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