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The game of kings is still widely perceived in the western world as the game requiring the most strategy of all and the only board game to be recognized as a mind sport by the International Olympic Committee. It takes only minutes to learn but a life to master, do you know enough about it to play with the best?
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31 Chess Dictionary
This is a quiz on the definitions of chess terms.
Tough
15 Q
iggy4
May 20 04
1329 plays
32 More Irregular Chess Openings
See if you can identify the names of some more irregular openings and defenses in chess.
Tough
10 Q
christopherm
Jul 29 07
315 plays
33 Peculiarities of Chess Grandmasters
Chess Grandmasters are brilliant at chess but they also have a few foibles, some bordering on the bizarre. Have a look at these.
Difficult
10 Q
exit0
Sep 08 01
1182 plays
34 Chess Part XIV
This quiz is on some random/interesting/pointless chess facts that are fun to explore. Some questions require visualizing the board, so you might want to keep a board handy to aid you in some of the problems.
Very Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
Dec 24 07
282 plays
35 Chess Part I
This is a quiz on interesting information that I have found out. If you know a lot about chess, try out my quiz to see how much you know.
Tough
10 Q
iggy4
Mar 02 04
1095 plays
36 Chess Part V
Like my second chess quiz, this quiz is about the meanings of some chess terms. If you don't know the proper names for things in chess, this will be a good lesson.
Tough
10 Q
iggy4
Feb 25 05
441 plays
37 Chess For Dummies
In chess the king can move one space in any direction. This simple quiz (if you know how to play) is on the movements of the five other pieces.
Very Easy
5 Q
bryceh
Feb 21 02
6537 plays
38 Short History of Chess
Chess in one of the most fascinating and popular board games in the world. Here is its short history in questions.
Difficult
10 Q
Beatka
Oct 17 02
993 plays
39 Basic Chess Tactics, Strategies, and Openings
Test your knowledge of basic chess tactics, strategies, and openings. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
mkp51
Jan 12 03
1863 plays
40 Chess Quiz
This is a quiz on general knowledge of chess.
Very Difficult
15 Q
quotidiantrivia
Jun 17 02
2307 plays
41 The Chess Games of Mikhail Tal
Mikhail Tal was one of the greatest of attacking players. He hailed from Riga in Latvia and was frequently called 'The Magician from Riga'. He was always one of the most loved players of all time, very popular with the chess public.
Difficult
10 Q
jasmine_brown
May 21 04
357 plays
42 Chess Terminology
This quiz will test your knowledge on the terms used in chess. This will include knowledge of names used for moves and situations.
Very Difficult
10 Q
PrinceMagus411
Mar 26 04
1056 plays
43 Chess Part XI
All my questions are based from the starting position. The correct answer is always a number in numerical form. You might want to set up a board or open a chess program if you can't hold the positions in your mind.
Impossible
10 Q
iggy4
May 10 07
249 plays
44 Chess Part VIII
This quiz is a mix of chess questions, and goes by USCF rules and terms. If you're not from the U.S., some of the answers may not be true for you.
Tough
10 Q
iggy4
Feb 07 06
303 plays
45 Chess Strategy in the Opening
This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the strategic aims of some of the main chess openings.
Average
10 Q
pm3
Mar 28 02
1023 plays
46 Chess Basics
If you are a master or even a beginner, this quiz is interesting and overall nit-picky. Good luck!
Average
5 Q
BenRusch
Sep 09 00
3942 plays
47 Chess Endgame Studies
Your job is to figure out who should win the endgame based on the material given in the question. Always assume that there are no immediate tactics in the position, which would defeat the purpose of explaining the endgame.
Very Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
Jun 05 07
384 plays
48 Bobby Fischer
More Bobby Fischer chess trivia!
Tough
15 Q
Kislingbury
Mar 04 02
582 plays
49 Chess Part XII
My quiz has nothing to do with strategies, but is a fun test to see how good your chess logic is. You should open a chess program or set up a board if you can't hold the positions in your mind.
Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
May 15 07
396 plays
50 Chess Part X
All my questions are based from the starting position. The correct answer is always a number in numerical form. You might want to set up a board or open a chess program if you can't hold the positions in your mind.
Very Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
May 07 07
249 plays
51 The Value of the Chess Pieces
I will give you a chess piece or two, and you will tell me the value.
Average
10 Q
Trevor_7
Jan 02 04
1530 plays
52 Chess Part IV
This quiz is about the openings of chess. If you have a lot of experience with chess openings, or you want to learn more about the openings, please take this quiz.
Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
Jan 14 05
444 plays
53 Chess Part III
If you thought my last quiz was hard, this one is much harder!
Difficult
15 Q
iggy4
Jun 10 04
528 plays
54 Chess Part VII
This quiz is a mixture of different kinds of chess questions, such as terms, tournaments, tactics, openings, or just interesting information.
Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
Jun 29 05
372 plays
55 Chess Part VI
This quiz can help people better understand tournament styles, if they have just started going to them. It can also help people who have never been to a tournament, to learn how they are played.
Very Difficult
10 Q
iggy4
May 16 05
348 plays
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