Originally posted by EarthgoddessWelcome, and no practice is needed, you could beat Kasparov easy.
I am new to chess, but I know how the game work. I know how each pieces work, but how do you get good at it? Does it take a lot of practices? Any advices, I will gladly take it. Thank you!
Originally posted by Trains44The position below is from Pillsbury-Lasker 1895. It is black's move.
Someone tell me what the hell a "decoy" is in chess, and how it is played?
Originally posted by WulebgrI don't know what the actual answer is but I would play Rh4 as black. If Rxg6, Rxh1+ wins a minor and you get the rooks traded off with an extra knight. If the queen moves anywhere you can just take the rook with check and way up in material.
Black to move (Aaron-Gligoric 1962)
[fen]7k/1pp4p/3p2q1/p1nPp3/2P1Pr2/8/PPB5/1K4RQ b - - 0 1[/fen]
Gligoric won material by using a decoy offer (rook trade) that led to a checkmate, then exchanging queens to decoy the white rook off the back rank and win the bishop.
Originally posted by GalaxyShield1...Rh4 2.Qg2 Qxg2 3.Rxg2 Rh1+ won the bishop
I don't know what the actual answer is but I would play Rh4 as black. If Rxg6, Rxh1+ wins a minor and you get the rooks traded off with an extra knight. If the queen moves anywhere you can just take the rook with check and way up in material.
Originally posted by eddoreanScholar's Mate is easily refuted. As a scholastic chess coach, I see it often. I see it attempted, and I see it succeed. It does not work against the players that I coach, and they rarely try it. At the last scholastic tournament, a kid from another school asked to play a game with me between rounds. He tried Scholar's Mate. That game began something along the lines of
hey, maybe you should try scholars mate but instead of taking the queen all the way, stop it in front of the pawn in front of the bishop.
I win many primary school chess competitions that way, one who was said to be the faviroute but, he was taken out in 58 seconds! he he eh, i always knew i am the best chess player in my school!