I need to know the name of a chess game that I can download an play the computer one on one. An where to buy?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Chess Software FAQ | 1 comment

Question by catmando c: I need to know the name of a chess game that I can download an play the computer one on one. An where to buy?
I have xp service pack 2 on my computer an would like to buy a CHESS GAME software package that I can install an play the computer instead of other people. Does anyone know the name of the software? An where to buy one.

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Answer by marky1234
Chess Master!!!

You dont need to buy it you just need to search for it in yahoo or google and download it!!!

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Q&A: Chess: Defense and openings?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Chess Openings FAQ | 2 comments

Question by Rattlesnake: Chess: Defense and openings?
Hello chess players
Why do we classify the “openings” in “Openings” and “Defenses”? Is there any difference between them?
Thank you

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Answer by DivideByZero
If I understand correctly, a “Defense” is a variation played by Black. It’s a defense because Black must respond to White’s initiative, White’s advantage in tempo.

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i want to build a website which teaches chess playing?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Chess Software FAQ | 2 comments

Question by pashminu: i want to build a website which teaches chess playing?
I am a software developer and I want to buy a ready made chess playing software my website, that my members can use after logging in. The Application may be in .NET or PHP I can handle both.

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Answer by shizbomb WMD
your a day late and a dollar short.

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What are the best types of board games to play?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Chess Strategy FAQ | 4 comments

Question by Ashley: What are the best types of board games to play?
I’m 13 years old and my whole family that lives close (mom,dad,brothers,my 5 cousin, uncle, aunt) are going on a cruise. my mom and uncle and brothers said that we have to be in are rooms at 9:00 or 10:00 pm. so i decided to bring board games and some other stuff (like dsi and wii and ipod). but we would like to play bored games. so i need to know what types of board games i can play like with my cousins my cousin are 3 boys 13 year olds and my little cousin she is 9 years old. so i know im bring bop it but i dont know other types of board game i would like

make a list please and tell were i can buy it
we dont like strategy games .__.

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Answer by Hannah
monopoly , life , checkers , twister to maybe these are some fun games I like . :]

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Which is the most recent chess opening book ?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Chess Openings FAQ | 0 comments

Question by Teddy: Which is the most recent chess opening book ?

Thanks for the answers 🙂

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Answer by liberal_60
I assume you are asking about a book cataloging all openings. In that case there are:

Modern Chess Openings 15th edition (MCO-15) 2008 and Fundamental Chess Openings (FCO) 2009

Both have all the classic lines and some fairly recent games.
MCO has more lines and more details, FCO has more explanation

Neither are really books about how to play openings. They are more like catalogs. They show the moves but have only a limited amount of information about why one move is better than another.

Both books get mixed reviews. Neither is appropriate for a beginner.
If you are a beginner I suggest “Winning Chess Openings” by Seirawan and Silman. 2003
It is not brand new, but it can give you an understanding of openings that MCO and FCO make no attempt to provide.

Of course there are more recent books if you want a book about a particular opening.

If you really want the latest information and don’t necessarily care about classic lines, then you need to go with periodicals- probably “New in Chess“, though it is primarily for very advanced players.

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Is this a good Chess strategy?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Chess Strategy FAQ | 4 comments

Question by Hades: Is this a good Chess strategy?
3. e3 b5
4. a4 bxa4
5. Qxa4+ c6
6. Bxc4 a5
7. Nf3 h5
8. e4 f5
9. Bf4 fxe4
10. Bxb8 Rxb8
11. Qxc6+ Bd7
12. Qg6# 1-0

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Answer by Bill
Hello;

Why is the game starting at move 3 — I (We) can’t make any real judgement without seeing the whole game! My game player won’t show the moves because they are not in sequence. Please post the correct score!

Generally I like little short miniature games — they have a charm kind of like eating potato chips,

Gens Una Sumus

Bill

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Chess software: Have yoy notice that after a “watershed” movement the software do stupid things?

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Question by Mema: Chess software: Have yoy notice that after a “watershed” movement the software do stupid things?
Chess software: Have yoy notice that after a “watershed” movement the software do stupid things if you do the best movement . why?

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Answer by liberal_60
No. Try new software. Stock fish chess is free and very strong.

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Having trouble in chess need tips?

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Chess Openings FAQ | 3 comments

Question by Byron G: Having trouble in chess need tips?
I just learned how to play like 4 days ago and I played like 15 games and lost at them all came close to some but lost. should I quit? or keep trying if so I need so tips please.

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Answer by mark h
chess is not easy. you’ll lose a lot more than that. it’s a good game so stick with it

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