Chess Trivia

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Last updated: March 14, 2018
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Piece
Moves in an "L" Shape
Knight
Number
Minimum number of moves to checkmate
Two
Person
The "Magician From Riga"
Mikhail Tal
Person
Only U.S World Champion
Bobby Fischer
Person
Current World Champion
Magnus Carlsen
Person
World champion 3 separate times
Mikhail Botvinnik
Term
Player has no legal moves upon their turn
Stalemate
Term
Opening sacrifice to gain a later advantage
Gambit
Term
Rook moves adjacent to King, King teleports to the other side of the Rook
Castle
Term
Pawn captures diagonally to a square that an opposing pawn has just moved past
En Passant
Term
Word for giving up
Resignation
Engine
Recently defeated Stockfish 290 wins- 24 losses
Alpha Zero
Engine
Computer which defeated Kasparov in 1997
Deep Blue
Country
Former Country which dominated the world chess championships for over 30 years
Soviet Union
Country
Where Chess originated
India
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