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Two grandmasters played five games of chess Each won the same number of games and lost the same number of games There were no draws in any of them How could this be so Chess is a game of skill for two players using a chessboard on which chessmen are moved Initially each player has one king one queen two rooks two bishops two knights and eight pawns which have different types of moves according to kind The object of the game is to checkmate the opponents of kingThe king is the most important piece but is one of the weakest The king can only move one square in any direction The king may never move himself into check Pawns are unusual pieces because they move and capture in different ways Pawns can only move forward one square at a time except for their very first move where they can move forward two squares Pawns can only capture one square diagonally in front of them They can never move or capture backwards If there is another piece directly in front of a pawn he cannot move past or capture that piece Pawns have another special ability and that is that if a pawn reaches the other side of the board it can become any other chess piece A pawn may be promoted to any piece A pawn is usually promoted to a queen Only pawns may be promoted You must be tactically skilled to play chess Exposing weaknesses launching tactical maneuvers and strengthening your position are all part of all part of chess The highest art of the chess player lies in not allowing your opponent to show you what he can do When you play chess you must be completely concentrated of the game The first time you play you will feel like a frisky and tactical general commanding a small army You cannot stop at playing one game The hunger that
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