learning chess

Apr 282012

Have you ever tried the knight’s tour on a chessboard? Simply place your knight on one of the four corner squares (the easiest place to start) and try to visit each square on the board only once. An interactive board can be found here and it will color the squares you’ve already visited. A perfectly-completed knight tour […]

Jun 192011

A game of chess is played by two opponents who alternately move their pieces on the chessboard. The ultimate objective is to capture the other player’s king. Once your opponent has no legal moves, you have checkmated your opponent and have won the game. If neither player has any legal moves left, then the game […]