How many Knight moves is it possible to execute on an empty chess board before the Knight lands on a square it has already landed on in its previous moves? The most I've ever been able to land on was ...
I would like to test my ranking system based on information theory. I need a database of games with outcomes and ranks of the single players. Where can I find this?
Do you think these games have enough in common to start a serious, competitive club focusing around them? There's definitely enough between Go and Chess, but what about MahJong? I know there is plenty ...
Can a pawn move to the last line in chess as part of a promotion even if the square is blocked by an opponent's piece?
My reason for asking is I believe the promotion to be instant: As the pawn's toe crosses the line into the square, it transforms into the promotion piece's toe... Meaning that even though the route ...
This is an embarrassing question to have to ask, but here goes. Recently I've gotten a new Mac laptop which has a chess program on it. I'm not a chess expert by any means: I can beat casual players ...
I am interested in getting a hexagonal board to play the ImmortalStarMasters chess variant on (it allows you to have six players playing on the same board). Does anyone know where to get one?
Chess has two types of castling: kingside and queenside. Which one is more advantageous near the beginning of the game?