Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Chess Facts

1] The longest chess game  approximately possible is 5,949 moves.

2] Record of moves without capture is of 100 moves the Match between Thorton and  Walker in 1992.

3] After both side has played 3 moves,  pieces could form any one of over nine million  positions on the board.

4]Longest time recorded for a Chess player to make a move, goes to the International Grand Master Trois  with 2 hours and 20 minutes on the 7th move.

5]First mention of Chess game in America was in the year of 1641 in Esther Singleton's history of Dutch settlers. First American Chess tournament was held at New York in 1843.

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