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If you want to contribute the management, development of the club
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Volunteers are welcome to contribute in the development and management of the club. Some volunteer help is needed in the following fields:
  • Webmaster: the website design is more than proper now, some more improvement or new ideas are welcome.
  • Content manager: You can read the Stories page, and several interesting things on it from here and there. From the Internet or from books, or else. If you know interesting things from the world of chess, you can share your knowledge with the visitors of these pages, giving them good moments reading your articles. If you are interested you can get access to the admin surface and can manage the Stories area, and you can insert new articles and you can completely manage that area. Access to the Picture Library can be also necesarry to upload photos or other pictures to your articles (like the Al-Adli picture on the Al-Adli article).
    Then, your articles will automatically come up on many pages of this site on the right, in green boxes, like on this page, giving the visitors interesting information about chess related things.
  • Language team member: the chess server can speak more languages. Volunteers give their work to let members speaking existing and other languages to enter the club and play here. If you can and you seriously want to help a language team in its work, then contact us. The following language teams are working or are forming:
    English Language Team (working)
    German Language Team (working)
    Hungarian Language Team (working)
    Italian Language Team (forming)
    Spanish Language Team (forming)
    Of course, supporting new languages (starting new language teams) is also possible!
  • Tournament advisor: A correspondence chess expert who could help to support more types of tournaments. With knowledge and experience of different kinds of chess tournaments.
What is expected: serious intention, some free time.

What is offered: team work, appreciation.

If you think you can help the club with your volunteer contribution, please send an introductory message to Andras Galos via the Contact page.


 
Die Unterstützung der deutschen Sprache braucht freiwillige Aushelfer.
Mehr darüber: Klicken Sie an die Flagge.

 
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The Kuruksetra battle

When the morning of that day has dawned, the two parties faced each other in arms.
The warriors stood in four rows: kings and princes in front on shining charriots, in jewelry and gold-adorned armors, with glistening weapons. Battle flags swung on high poles of each chariots, they will recognize each others and the enemy in the deepest bustle of the battle.
The cavarly formed the second line. They were ready on light and quick horses, to support the charriots.
Huge elephants like mountains stood in the third line, armored frameworks on their back, fullfilled with archers and lancers: when the charriots and chavarly disarranged the enemy, they will roll like rocks over them.
The infantry formed the fourth line behind the elephants, with shields and swords, to settle the battle with their bulk.
(from the Mahabharata)

Position of the chess pieces is similar to the above:
Infantry: the pawns
Charriots: the rooks
Chavarly: the knights
Elephants: the bishops (on schematical illustrations in the Middle Ages they were similar to the fools hat: the name of this piece is fou in Franche, which means fool, and Laufer in German which means something like bishop)
The queen is a minister of the king in the easter chess, fersan in Persian, and mudabbi in Arabic.
 
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