In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Resignation occurs in the vast majority of tournament games, while actual checkmates are quite rare.
- This seemed logical enough since it allowed easy development and also allowed me to aim for the four-move checkmate!
- To move her bishop to strike his knight would leave the king open on two sides without escape, a checkmate.
- Yet in spite of the significance of these developments we should remember the main objective in chess - checkmate ends the game.
- I got his queen, then he got mine, so I got a pawn to his side and got him in checkmate.
- This could be a checkmate if it weren't for Floyd's knight in the way.
- If you know what you're doing, and keep at it long enough, you'll eventually achieve a checkmate.
- Throwing in the proverbial towel is, however, not an option according to the rules of this particular contest, which state that the game can only end with checkmate or stalemate.
- The author next introduces the concept of checkmate, which is, after all, what one seeks to achieve in the game.
- After that, Leon would be able to put him into a checkmate.
- A final blow, White now threatens checkmate in one move and Black is lost by force.
- For example, it is not possible to force a checkmate with a king and two knights against a lone king.
- This is a fun book that will help many players, either as a basic starting point in the study of checkmate tactics or as a refresher.
- Can I now just force checkmate with a sequence of checks?
- He was fresh out of ideas, and his next move could be checkmate.
- But neither player could deliver checkmate, so a draw was agreed on move 49.
- I couldn't take it with the king or I would be moving into checkmate.
- A dream of every chess player is to win the game with a quick checkmate.
- Baker's whole game plan seems to be based on checkmate.
- The King is very close to the corner of the board and Black threatens checkmate in two!
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- I can just keep on checking you, forcing you to move where I want you to before I bring down my other pieces and checkmate.
- The answer to the puzzle hinges on a chess problem Oliver Garland counts on his son to solve, wherein black can checkmate white in two moves or less.
- ‘It looks like checkmate to me,’ Dravis commented.
- But taking the knight left my rook a wide open path to move across the board and checkmate your king.
- Leaning forward to his opponent he moves all pieces from both sides around the board until he has finally checkmated his way to victory.
- Ray knew as well as Leon did that there wasn't a single move that Chris could make that wouldn't give Leon an opportunity to checkmate him.
- After he checkmated her the second time, she sighed and sat back after knocking her king over.
- I had one middle-aged student who stubbornly refused to castle, saying that his King would be trapped in the corner and checkmated.
- I was checkmated on move 27; Mr. Kasparov had moved on to examine the position on the board to my left before I'd even realized that the game was over.
- As a consequence, it is theoretically possible to play a perfect game of chess - that is, both players could always work out the exact sequence of optimum moves, right through to checkmate.
- Good Chess players rarely play a game to checkmate: they resign when it becomes clear they cannot win in other words, when the game has ceased to be dramatic.
- It is a rule of chess that we win the game by checkmating the king.
- Black is seated across from you and makes one move, and you are checkmated.
- The times your own pieces have been blocked by the knights and bishops you seem bent on protecting, leaving me free to checkmate you, are uncountable.
- Surprisingly enough I even managed to checkmate the computer, though I think I had some help from my companion.
- Once Matt checkmated him, and twice Rick stalemated him.
- The object of the game is to checkmate your opponent's king.
- But that day things went in our favour and Humpy checkmated her opponent.
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