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AdvantagesA game of stategy to challenge your grey matter

DisadvantagesIt is not usually a quick game so this might put some off.

...Chess I think that by stealth the world has become consumed by the x box, playstation and wii as a means of entertainment. Now, I'm not knocking these platforms, but it seem that centuries old games like chess have become sidelined in the revolution. I have always had a set in the house, but as no one wants to play very often, my skills have become somewhat 'rusty'. I think it is one...

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Advantagesit passes the time

DisadvantagesI find it a bit on the dull side and I don't enjoy it much.

...with a large, but not infinite number of variables. I will share with you a teaching method that Jonathan used to improve my chess. Set up pawns on one side of the board, just pawns. On the other, place a pair of pieces - the rook, the bishops. Work through all of them, excepting the king. The idea is to get a pawn to the far side of the board, or to prevent this. It's a good way of learing how to use...

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published 10/07/2001

AdvantagesComplex and fun

DisadvantagesHard to learn

...white and one is black, and you set up at opposite ends of the board. The Idea The aim of Chess is to beat your opponent. Simple. You can 'take' the opponents pieces with your own by landing on a square that has their piece on (obviously you have to keep to the rules of movement). Fortunately, you can see what they can do, and you can move your pieces into positions where they cannot be taken...

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