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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:08 pm

What was the standard chess pattern before the Staunton design?

- Regence

- Saint George

- Calvert

- Hastilow

- Cook

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:08 pm

What is your favorite way to play chess?

- Over the board

- On the computer

- Correspondence

- Computer Engines

- Puzzles

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:08 pm

What color is the square, B3?

- Light

- Dark

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:09 pm

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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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:10 pm

"Peoi" is a Basque word for which piece?

- king

- queen

- pawn

- rook

- bishop

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:10 pm

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

- move 32

- move 48

- move 57

- move 65

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:10 pm

Can the Black pieces force a draw?

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

- Yes

- No

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:11 pm

The first composed chess problem occurred in what year?

- 740

- 840

- 940

- 1040

- 1140

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:11 pm

Who was known as the Black Death?

- Zukertort

- Anderssen

- Blackburne

- Tarrasch

- Gunsberg

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:12 pm

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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Post by Nathanael Russell on Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:15 pm

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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Post by Nathanael Russell on Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:28 pm

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

- move 32

- move 48

- move 57

- move 65

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:28 pm

Can the Black pieces force a draw?

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

- Yes

- No

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:29 pm

The first composed chess problem occurred in what year?

- 740

- 840

- 940

- 1040

- 1140

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:29 pm

Who was known as the Black Death?

- Zukertort

- Anderssen

- Blackburne

- Tarrasch

- Gunsberg

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Post by Nathanael Russell on Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:30 pm

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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Post by Nathanael Russell on Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:30 pm

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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