NO. It's a game.
There is no abbreviation for chess, but if you're REALLY looking for one, the best I can come up with is che.
FM is an abbreviation for "FIDE Master". To achieve this title you must attain and maintain at least 2,300 FIDE rating.
The title Grandmasteris awarded to strong chess players by the world chess organization FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Once achieved, the title is held for life. In chess literature it is usually abbreviated to GM(similarly, FMstands for FIDE Master and IMfor International Master). The abbreviation IGMfor International Grandmaster can also sometimes be found, particularly in older literature.There are 1174 grandmasters of chess.
The word 'chess' is a singular, uncountable noun. Units of chess are expressed as games of chess tournaments of chess.
Chess matches; chess boards; versions of chess.
Chess game rules can be found on Wikipedia, Chess Rules and Basics, Chess Variants, Chess For Kids, Rules for Chess, How To Play and Chess Guidelines.
I. A. Horowitz has written: 'How to win in the chess openings' -- subject(s): Chess 'All about chess' -- subject(s): Chess 'Chess for beginners' -- subject(s): Chess 'The personality of chess' 'New traps in the chess opening' -- subject(s): Chess, Openings 'Golden Treasury of Chess' 'World chessmasters in battle royal' 'The New York times guide to good chess' -- subject(s): Chess
You can play against a computer in chess on almost every chess website.
Bruce Pandolfini has written: 'Square one' -- subject(s): Chess problems, Chess for children, Chess 'Principles of the new chess' -- subject(s): Chess 'Weapons of chess' -- subject(s): Chess 'Beginning chess' -- subject(s): Chess problems, Chess 'Chess openings' -- subject(s): Openings, Chess, Openingen (schaken), Tactiek 'More chessercizes' -- subject(s): Chess problems 'Every Move Must Have a Purpose' 'The chess doctor' -- subject(s): Chess problems 'Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess' 'Q&A Way in Chess' 'Power mates' -- subject(s): Checkmate (Chess) 'Let's play chess!' -- subject(s): Chess, Juvenile literature 'Chessercizes' -- subject(s): Chess, Collections of games, Study and teaching 'The winning way' -- subject(s): Openings, Chess 'More chess openings' -- subject(s): Chess, Openings 'BEST OF CHESS LIFE AND REVIEW, VOLUME 1 (Fireside Chess Library)' 'Kasparov's winning chess tactics' -- subject(s): Chess, Collections of games, Tournaments
Yasser Seirawan has written: 'Winning chess strategies' -- subject(s): Chess 'Winning Chess Endings (Winning Chess)' 'Winning chess brilliancies' -- subject(s): Collections of games, Chess 'Competitive chess for kids' -- subject(s): Chess for children, Juvenile literature, Chess 'Playing Winning Chess'
Chess puzzles can be played on Chess OK, Chess website, GameKnot, Math 10, Bubble, Shredder Chess, Become a Word Game Expert, World Chess Links, and Chess Boss.