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Life is Like a Chess & English a Very Strange Language

Life is like a Chess By: Francis Angelo C. Erigbuagas All say “how easy it is to live”. It is a strange phrase to come from the mouths of people who have had enjoyed living. They do not know what really life is. They assume that their goals for their life are material prosperity, popular success, and the pursuit of happiness, as the world defines it. Yet it is a very plain elementary truth, that the life, fortune, success and the happiness of every one of us and those who are connected...

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Chess Essay

Additional Essay on Chess My friend Anshul captured my bishop, which had just captured a pawn next to his king in an apparent suicidal move. Without saying a word, my knight which had been positioned a few rows behind moved in. “Check”, I said. Anshul smiled and moved the king back to its original position. But my knight moved once again, this time in another of my favorite setups – the fork - which allowed the piece to attack Anshul’s queen and another uncovered bishop simultaneously....

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Vishwanathan Anand

1969) is an Indian chess Grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion. He held the FIDE World Chess Championship from 2000 to 2002, at a time when the world title was split. He became the undisputed World Champion in 2007 and defended his title against Vladimir Kramnik in 2008. He then successfully defended his title in the World Chess Championship 2010 against Veselin Topalov. As the reigning champion, he will face the winner of the Candidates Tournament for the World Chess Championship 2012...

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Parody Poems

whisper. You own nothing. You were a visitor, time after time climbing the hill, planting the flag, proclaiming. We never belonged to you. You never found us. It was always the other way round.  Source: Selected Poems: 1976 - 1986 A Moment in Chess The moment when, after many hours of planned strategies and crafted tactics, your Queen stands in the centre of the square, board, battlefield, palace, kingdom, life knowing at last how you got there, and say, I’ve got this, is the same...

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Through The Looking Glass Analysis

demonstrates the ways in which chess shows a deterministic conception of life. In the book Carroll shows his belief that life is predetermined by fate, just like a game of chess. Through the Looking Glass is a sequel to Alice and Wonderland, but this time Alice goes through a mirror into this imaginary world. Each chapter in the book signifies one chess move made by Alice. The Benign Maleficent says that the game of chess can be interpreted as fate. The rules in the chess game are very strict which is...

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Pow 12 the Big Knight Switch

decided to try switching places so that the white knights would end up where the black knights started our and the black knights would end up where the white knights started out. To do this, the knights had to follow the following rules: - No two chess pieces can occupy the same square at the same time - Knights can jump or pass over each other on the way to an empty square - The knights can only move 2 squares up (or down, or left, or right) and 1 square to the left (or right, or up, or down.)...

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Afterlife - Essay

a game of chess to prolong his life and even have the chance to escape death all together. Throughout the film, the Knight and Death proceed with their game when time is found between the two. At one point away from their match, the Knight goes to a church searching for answers from God and sees a priest at a confession window. The Knight goes to ask the priest for answers and admits that he is playing a game of chess with Death. He then foolishly confesses his strategy to win his chess match, only...

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Dang it, Waverly

But yet I have a spiritual connection with Waverly that’s so strong that it makes me want to shove chess pieces up my nose. People say that certain people are made, and not born—and the events in Waverly’s life shaped her into the condescending woman she is today. The most important event is Waverly’s life is when she started to play chess. After Waverly’s brothers receive that godforsaken chess board from church, Waverly’s life had changed. In retrospect, this event shaped her personality the...

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Count of Monte Cristo

King of Victory Alexander Dumas, was born and raised in France when he wrote the book The Count of Monte Cristo. He compares and contrast, the events in his story using chess pieces. For example, a pony resembles a knight, a whistle is similar to a bishop, a count is turik, and a king has all the power. The movie suggest life is about strategy, may the best man win. The introduction of the movie shows Edmond and with his best friend, Fernand , returning from the sea. Edmonds fiancée, Mercedes...

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Whisper of the Wind: Literary Analysis of a Passage from Rules of the Game by Amy Tan

In this passage of Amy Tan's story, Rules of the Game, the author uses many literary features to develop the climax of Waverly's career as a young chess champion. As Waverly faces her first opponent of the chess tournament, she continusouly reminds herself of the art of invisble strength. She reptitively gets advised by the "wind", as she carefully makes her moves towards victory, where her talent is recognized once again. However, a friction between Waverly and her mother arises as more trophies...

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