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The kings of chess

a history of chess, traced through the lives of its greatest players

by William Roland Hartston

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chess players -- Biography.,
  • Chess -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Hartston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1438 .H37 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2550748M
    ISBN 10006015358X
    LC Control Number85042569
    OCLC/WorldCa12215522

    Chess Kings Nonprofit The Real Beginner's Guide to Chess (book preview) - Duration: 8 minutes, 53 seconds. Chess Bloopers #2 - Knights of the South Bronx - Duration. The alternative method is based on the opposition of the kings (see below) with the rook being far away. From the same starting position as before: 2 Ke5 3 Kd5. Once again, White must improve the position of his king first. Now, once the kings are in opposition, he checks along the fifth rank to push the black king back.

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    The Stormont Kings Chess Program is an affiliate of the United States Chess Federation (USCF). Chris Stormont, President and Founder has been teaching chess since His Father taught him to play when he was nine years old, and the first . King’s Gambit. The King’s Gambit is one of the oldest openings in chess and for good reason. The possibilities the opening presents have intrigued the greatest chess minds for years including greats such as Spassky, Tal, and Fischer. White, on the second move challenges black’s center and begins an attack at the black kingside.


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