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Abbreviation for Knight.
NATIONAL CHESS DAY  look up translate image
October 9th, 1976. US President Gerald Ford set the day aside "to give special recognition to a game that generates challenge, intellectual stimulation, and enjoyment for citizens of all ages."
NATIONAL MASTER  look up translate image
Title granted by national federations to strong players, usually those with a sustained ELO rating of 2200 or above.
NEO-ROMANTIC  look up translate image
A style of play developed in the twentieth century. This style incorporates the romantic tradition of aggressive attack, and couples this aspect of play with a strong defense.
NEUSTADTL SCORE  look up translate image
Another name for the Sonneborn-Berger Score.
NEW IN CHESS  look up translate image
Monthly Chess magazine edited by Jan Timman and quarterly volumes edited by Gennadi Sosonko published in Holland since 1984.
NIMZO-INDIAN DEFENSE  look up translate image
One of the Indian defenses, characterized by the sequence: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4. Named after Aaron Nimzovitch.
NM  look up translate image
Abbreviation for National Master.
NORM  look up translate image
The number of points a player in an international tournament must score to gain one qualification for a FIDE title. The weaker the tournament, the more points a player must score for any given norm.
NORMAL OPENING  look up translate image
An old name for the French Defense.
NORMAL POSITION  look up translate image
The position in the Evans Gambit after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 exd4 7 .0-0 d6 8. cxd4 Bb6.
NOTATION  look up translate image
System for recording moves and positions of a Chess game - Algebraic Notation, Long Algebraic Notation, Descriptive Notation, Figurine Notation, Forsythe Notation, Udemann Code, etc. A system of symbols and coordinates for recording the moves of a game. See "Algebraic notation".
NOVICE  look up translate image
A beginning Chess player.
NOVOTNY  look up translate image
A sacrificed white piece can be taken by two differently-moving black pieces--whichever piece makes the capture, it interferes with the other. Essentially a Grimshaw brought about by a white sacrifice on the critical square.
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