en passant rule

What Is En Passant

This is another of the special and complicated moves in chess, and like castling, beginners often make mistakes when trying to capture en passant. It helps to understand how this rule works if you've heard of a little history. Today, a pawn has ...

2001: A Space Odyssey Chess Game

Chess Trivia Part 1

Chess related trivia, connected to movies, books, and some interesting and important persons through the history. Lear and impress your friends while playing. 2001 The film "2001: A Space Odyssey" has a computer which played quite ...

Chess board

The chess board

The chess board is made up of sixty-four squares arranged in eight rows and eight columns. There are two colors of squares, that change from light and dark from one square to the next. The rows are labeled with numbers from the bottom of the ...

Kid playing tournament chess

Your Child’s First Tournament

There are several benefits in chess for youngsters. They include improved focus and attention span, and leads to better grades. Chess promotes logical thinking and problem solving. It also teaches one to accept the consequences of their actions, ...