A

 

 

artificial castling

B

 

backward pawn
bad bishop
battery

 

bishop pair
blitz chess

 

blunder
bullet chess

C

 

Candidates Tournament
capturing

 

castling long
castling short
check
checkmate

 

chessboard
chess clock

 

chess set
Chess960
classical chess
Closed Game

 

compensation
connected pawns
connected rooks
control of the center

 

correspondence chess

D

 

development
discovered check
double attack

 

double check
doubled pawns
draw

E

 

ECO
Elo rating system

 

evaluation

F

 

fianchetto
FIDE
FIDE Master

 

Fischer Random Chess
fivefold repetition
flag
Fool’s mate

 

fortress

G

 

gambit
gardez

H

 

hanging pawns

I

 

illegal move
International Master
isolated pawn

J

 

j’adoube

K

 

knight’s tour

L

 

long diagonal

M

 

major piece
material
minor piece

N

 


O

 

Open Game
opposition

 

outpost
outside passed pawn

P

 

passed pawn
pawn chain
pawn structure

 

perpetual check
piece
pin
poisoned pawn

 

premove
promotion
protected passed pawn

Q

 

queening

R

 

rank
rapid chess
resign

S

 

Scholar’s mate
score sheet
Semi-Closed Game
Semi-Open Game

 

seventy-five-move rule
skewer
smothered mate

 

stalemate

T

 

takeback
threefold repetition
time control
transposition

 

tripled pawns

U

 

underpromotion

V

 

variation

W

 

windmill
Woman Candidate Master
Woman FIDE Master
Woman Grandmaster

 

Woman International Master

X

 

X-ray

Z

 

zwischenschach
zwischenzug