Chess questions This is a list of recently added questions about chess. Play chess quiz and see all the questions. When was the World Chess Federation founded?In 1924. The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation was founded in Paris, France, on July 20, 1924. It is usually referred to as FIDE, its French acronym.Created by: Ninjaihard 45% in 1924in 1924214in 1956in 1956137in 2005in 200527such organization doesn't existsuch organization doesn't exist93games riddles » Who became the first World Chess Champion?Wilhelm Steinitz. Wilhelm was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894. He was also a highly influential writer and chess theoretician. He is considered to be the founder of the scientific approach to chess, unveiling in 1873 a new positional style of play.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 27% Wilhelm SteinitzWilhelm Steinitz385Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker262José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca320Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine445surnames riddles » Who won the first Women's World Chess Championship?Vera Menchik was a British-Czechoslovak-Russian chess player who gained renown as the world's first women's chess champion. She successfully defended her title six times in every other championship held during her lifetime, losing only one game, while winning 78 and drawing four games.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 31% Lyudmila RudenkoLyudmila Rudenko121Olga Rubtsova Olga Rubtsova 131Vera Menchik Vera Menchik 155Judit PolgárJudit Polgár82people riddles » How many moves is required to achieve the Scholar's Mate?4. Using algebraic notation, the required moves can be described as follows: e4 e5, Bc4 Nc6, Qh5 Nf6, Qxf7#. The same mating pattern may be reached by various move orders, but in all variations, the basic idea is the same: the queen and bishop combine in a simple mating attack on f7 (or f2 if Black is performing the mate).Created by: Ninjaihard 41% 225833225442248837games riddles » How many squares does the chessboard for Four-player chess variant have?160. Four-player chess is a family of chess variants typically played with four people. A special board made of standard 8×8 squares with an additional 3 rows of 8 cells extending from each side. There are many different rule variations; most variants, however, share the same board and similar piece setup.Created by: Ninjaihard 54% 140140100160160341250250121808065games riddles » Which pieces in the game of chess are involved in castling?King and rook. Castling is a move in the game of chess involving a player's king and either of the player's original rooks. It is the only move in chess in which a player moves two pieces in the same move, and it is the only move aside from the knight's move where a piece can be said to "jump over" anotherCreated by: Ninjaiaverage 64% knight and pawnknight and pawn75queen and rookqueen and rook320bishop and knightbishop and knight130king and rookking and rook951games riddles » Where did chess originate from?India. Chess is believed to have originated in India. The game was reported in 6th century as a gift of Indian raja to Persian shah Khosrau I Anushiruwān. Original Indian chaturanga was a base of local chatrang, and after Arab conquest of Persian empire it was brought by them to Europe, where it evolved into current form.Created by: smyruvery hard 36% ChinaChina2048IndiaIndia2081JapanJapan566MongoliaMongolia1075sport riddles » Which piece may a chess player use for his initial move?Pawn or knight. At the initial position, only pawns have open space to move. The knight is the only piece that can leap over other pieces, including pawns in the initial position.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% anyany722pawn onlypawn only2211pawn or knightpawn or knight4951queen or kingqueen or king180games riddles » What happens if a chess player wants to promote his pawn to a queen (after reaching the eighth rank), but his queen is still on the chessboard?He may use any item as the extra queen. Since the queen is the most powerful piece, the vast majority of promotions in practical play are to a queen. If the queen is not available, the official rules are that the player should stop the game clock and summon the arbiter for the correct piece. In casual play, an upside-down rook may be used to designate a queen. Some finer sets do include an extra queen of each color.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% he must choose another piecehe must choose another piece1929he must wait until the queen is availablehe must wait until the queen is available1573he wins the gamehe wins the game851he may use any item as the extra queenhe may use any item as the extra queen3029games riddles » How many pawns are there on a chessboard at the start of a chess game?16. There are 8 white and 8 black pawns.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 52% 88131516164075323221166464249games riddles » Play games quiz and see all the questions.