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What was the standard chess pattern before the Staunton design?

- Regence

- Saint George

- Calvert

- Hastilow

- Cook

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What is your favorite way to play chess?

- Over the board

- On the computer

- Correspondence

- Computer Engines

- Puzzles


Last edited by VocalTechnique on Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:30 am; edited 1 time in total

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What color is the square, B3?

- Light

- Dark

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VocalTechnique wrote:
What color is the square, B3?

- Light

- Dark


Light..

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VocalTechnique wrote:
What is your favorite way to play chess?

- Over the board

- On the computer

- Correspondence

- Computer Engines

- Puzzles



Mine is "Over the board".  smile 

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When you fork a King and a Queen, what is it called?

- King Fork

- Epic Fork

- Royal Fork

- Family Fork

- King and Queen

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"Peoi" is a Basque word for which piece?

- king

- queen

- pawn

- rook

- bishop

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What is the record for the latest castling move in a game?

- move 32

- move 48

- move 57

- move 65

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Can the Black pieces force a draw?

[fen]1k6/8/1PP5/4K3/8/5B2/8/3r4 - - b[/fen]

- Yes

- No

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The first composed chess problem occurred in what year?

- 740

- 840

- 940

- 1040

- 1140

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Who was known as the Black Death?

- Zukertort

- Anderssen

- Blackburne

- Tarrasch

- Gunsberg

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VocalTechnique wrote:
Can the Black pieces force a draw?

[fen]1k6/8/1PP5/4K3/8/5B2/8/3r4 - - b[/fen]

- Yes

- No


Yes by putting Rd7.. Then move your rook and king (mostly Kc7 and Kb8) but do not kill bishop..

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Good job!!

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What is the best move for the White pieces?

[fen]2kr2nr/pp1n1ppp/2p1p3/8/1P1P1B2/2N2Q1P/1PPKBPP1/7q - - w[/fen]

- Resign

- Qxc6

- Ba6

- h4

- Start making illegal moves to catch up on your 2 rook deficit

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The position of what piece would appear to have been universally accepted from the time the game of chess was invented?

- Rook

- Knight

- Bishop

- Queen

- King

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What is the name of the computer program that won the 2007 World Computer Chess Championship?

- Rybka

- Shredder

- Fritz

- Crafty

- Junior


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VocalTechnique wrote:
What is the name of the computer program that won the 2007 World Computer Chess Championship?

-Rybka

- Shredder

- Fritz

- Crafty

- Junior



In 2007 "Zappa",,,,  In Mexico in September 2007 Zappa won a match against Rybka by a score of 5½ - 4½,,

Note:- ICGA disqualified Rybka in a controversal decision.
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+1

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VocalTechnique wrote:
+1


It's mean? I could not understand Vocal..

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@gobinath wrote:
VocalTechnique wrote:
+1


It's mean? I could not understand Vocal..


It means good job  thumb up 

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VocalTechnique wrote:
@gobinath wrote:
VocalTechnique wrote:
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It's mean? I could not understand Vocal..


It means good job  thumb up 


Thanks you so much,,

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Before Bobby Fischer played Boris Spassky in the 1972 World Championship match, what was his record against Spassky in the five games they had previously played?

[+5/-0/=0]

[+3/-1/=1]

[+2/-2/=1]

[+1/-2/=2]

[+0/-3/=2]

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Name the defense.

[fen]r1b1kb1r/pp1n1ppp/2p1pn2/q2p2B1/2PP4/2N1PN2/PP3PPP/R2QKB1R[/fen]

- Queen's Indian Defense

- Queen's Gambit Declined

- Nimzo Indian

- Cambridge Springs

- Slav


Last edited by VocalTechnique on Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:09 pm; edited 1 time in total

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VocalTechnique wrote:
Name the defense.

[fen]r1b1kb1r/pp1n1ppp/2p1pn2/q2p2B1/2pp4/2N1pN2/PP3PPP/R2QKB1R[/fen]

- Queen's Indian Defense

- Queen's Gambit Declined

- Nimzo Indian

- Cambridge Springs

- Slav


Too much of black pawns here,, how is possible?  think think think think 

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Sorry about. wrong fen

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