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What Makes the Perfect Travel Chess Set

Posted by Kristian Jeffrey on

What Makes the Perfect Travel Chess Set

Chess players know that playing chess is like travelling in a Flux Capacity powered DeLorean and that it can make time fly by... But when time travelling should you invest in a travel chess set?

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Names of Chess Pieces

Posted by Matt colletta on

Knight The Knight is the piece that often looks like a horse - well, a horse's head. Each player begins a game of Chess with 2 Knights on the board. It is often one of the Pawns that moves first, at the start of a game ... Often, but not always, as the Knight's ability to jump over pieces allows it to be the only other piece that can make a move at the very beginning of a game. The Knight is also unique in the way it moves ... Whereas other pieces go in straight lines - be it...

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How Many Pieces in a Chess Set?

Posted by Matt colletta on

The game of Chess is made up of two sets of 16 pieces, including one king, one queen, two bishops, two knights, two rooks, and eight pawns. All of the 16 pieces have specific positions on the chess board. The chess pieces themselves come in a variety of different styles and designs and the names of each piece did not traditionally start out as the names we use today. Chess pieces come in a variety of different materials and of course vary in prices. The game of chess itself is well known throughout the world and most people who see...

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Everything you need to know about Chess pieces

Posted by Matt colletta on

Everything you need to know about Chess pieces   Chess is, perhaps, one of the most classic games played by two players at a time. A board game, it is known for its ability to sharpen minds of players who use unique strategies to win the game based on moves made by their opponents. The chess pieces that go on the board are one of a kind and are placed on a checkered board consisting of light and dark colored squares in an alternate manner. These squares, which are 64 in number, are arranged systematically in 8 rows and columns....

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