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What a chess player should know before playing
The rules of chess you should know
The Indians may be happy to hear that this game was invented in India in the 8th century. Later this game spread in Persia. It is believed that this game was taken up by the Muslims when the country Arab won over Persia. In Europe, this game emerged in the 15th century in the current pattern. This game is recognized in several names such as Chaturanga, shatranj, and game of kings. Initially, this game was played by the royal people, for this reason, it is known as the game of kings.
It is said that this game helps in enhancing the intelligence quotient of the students. William Steinitz, the first world chess champion is known as the father of chess. There is much controversy regarding the birth of chess. Many legends believe that this game was discovered by Vizier Sissa Ben Dahir and he gifted this game to king shirham of India.
What is chess
This entertaining game is played between the two players. This chess game is played on 64 squares and eight-by-eight grid boards. The objective of the player is to try to checkmate the king of the opposite team player. The game ended up in a draw at various times. This game is the national game of Russia. This game is played in various countries. The two team players have sixteen pieces, two knights, two rooks, two bishops, one queen, and eight pawns.
The terms related to a chess game:
- Board: a board is arranged for playing chess. This board is the chequered format.
- Check: The opposing king is attacked by this move.
- Checkmate: the opponent king is attacked by this move and he cannot escape from it.
- Endgame: the queens are exchanged and the middle game is finished.
- The king: it is the most crucial part of this game. The purpose is to confine the king of the opposite team. Each player begins the game with one king.
- The queen: this is one of the most important pieces in chess sports. It is a powerful piece. It can move in any direction with any number of squares if she is not prevented. The player can begin the game with it.
- The pawn: it always moves forward. But it moves diagonally. The player can start with this piece. It goes one square at a time but not on its initial move.
- The bishop: The player starts with one bishop and one queen and king with every side. It can go any number of squares diagonally if its way is not prevented.
- The rook: this can go any number of squares vertically or horizontally if his way is not blocked. The player begins the game with 2 rooks. These lie on each end of the row and at the finishing of the board.
- The knight: This move is significant. It jumps over other parts of the games. The players can start their game with 2 knights keeping in between the bishops and rooks.
- Pawn promotion: If the player reaches the opponent player's boundary of the table, it gets a promotion. It may be switched over a queen, rook, knight as per the desire of the player.
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