It could be, but at straightupchess.com the vertical board can be used to display a chess set and to play a casual game of chess on the wall mounted chess board.
It could be "chess"
The pawn upon it's promotion and properly applied to the strategy in capturing the opponent's king could win the game of chess .
If you are speaking only of the squares in which chess pieces move there are 64, 8 rows of 8 spaces each.If you are speaking of the total number of actual squares that could be found and counted within a chess board using the lines provided there are 204.
That is the correct spelling of "board games" (could apply to chess or checkers, but more often to dice-governed games such as Monopoly, Risk, and Life).
Technically chess is a mental game played out on a board with ornamental pieces. You could play with no hands as long as someone else moves the pieces per your instructions.
No, it could not be considered a sport, just like chess, checkers, and a variety of other board games could never be viewed as a sport.
You can have two queens. You could get the second queen if one of your pawns makes it all the way across the board.
The first chess computer that could play chess was called Deep Blue.
After the 2004 NCMA (National Chess Masters Association) meeting in Austin, TX, the board decided to change the rule of getting your king to the other side of the chess board. Before, the only piece of significance when reaching the opposite side of the board was the pawn, in which you could trade it for any piece you want. Now, however, the challenge of maneuvering your king to the opposite side of the board (assuming you avoid any checkmates along the way) will name you the winner.
The websites where you could play chess games online would be MiniClip, Chess Online, Online chess, and others. There are many websites to play chess online.
You could HIRE a chess teacher (i mean a human being) but if you buy a chess teacher you may have to go on the internet and search it.