Home Page Earth vs. Space Chess Match 2008 Earth Goes On The Attack
|Earth Goes On The Attack
|By Hal Bogner, Match Director
|October 12, 2008
launched more than just Expedition 18 on Sunday night. As Greg and his
ISS crewmates began to prepare to receive reinforcements, he also will
have to fend off the game's first check.
More than 45% of Earthly voters chose the forcing move, 5...Qd8-a5+, to which it appears that astronaut Greg Chamitoff has only one acceptable reply.
Greg Chamitoff vs. Earth (after 5...Qa5+)
Check back on Monday for further updates, and start thinking about your (Earth's) next move.
Read more information about Expedition 18, which will begin with the arrival of several new crew members at the International Space Station on Tuesday.
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