Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:16:08 +0000
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZHow to correctly place the board and pieces at the start of a chess game.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn about the most common chess openings in the game of chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZBlack has several possible responses to White's most popular first move. Find out which Black replies are the most popular!
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA quick guide to the chess rules that cause new players the most trouble: castling, promotion and en passant.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA guide to ten basic checkmates that every chess player should know, presented as a series of mate-in-one problems.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA move by move guide to the fastest checkmate in chess, the Fool's Mate.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZAn overview of the infamous Toiletgate incident during the 2006 World Chess Championship match between Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZThere's no one improvement method that's best for everyone, but here are the five best ways for novice chess players to improve their chess skills.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZSome of the most common variations in the Ruy Lopez opening.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZQueen pawn openings are popular, so Black needs to have a response ready when they're played. Here are six common responses to 1.d4.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLooking to up your chess game? Here is a list of the five best chess books that will help beginning players advance to the intermediate level.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA complete guide on how to play chess, including the basic rules of chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA look at the free chess program, Chess Titans which may already be installed on your computer. This game is usually used by casual players.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA list of five excellent chess movies that any fan of the game should check out.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn the basic rules of chess, including the function of the pieces, the board set-up and how to play the game.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZThe Sicilian Defense may be the single most common chess opening in modern play. A guide to the most common lines seen in this chess opening.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZAn overview of rapid chess, an increasingly popular format for chess tournaments.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZThe first step towards playing chess is learning how each piece moves. Each of the six pieces moves differently, and this guide will help you understand how to use each one.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA look at the best chess books on the opening.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZIn most chess tournaments held since the middle of the 19th century, there has been a very simple chess scoring system used. Here's an in-depth look.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn about Blitz and Bullet Chess. If you're bored with the pace of the game, check out these lighting-fast alternatives of play.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn the basic principles of playing chess openings properly with this step-by-step tutorial. Learn basic techniques and more.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZBefore you play in your first tournament, learn some of the most important rules in competitive chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA look at some of the best chess channels on YouTube.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA quick look at the Armageddon tiebreak in chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA look at Jeremy Silman's seven imbalances, and how they can help you form plans and select moves in chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZWhile many beginners may confuse them because they look similar at first glance, check, checkmate and stalemate are very different situations.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA description of the various types of outcomes that can result in a drawn game of chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn about the Swiss system, the most popular tournament structure in chess, which governs how players are ranked and paired in a tournament.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZIs chess a sport? Here's a look at both sides of this classic debate.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZAn article describing how to play suicide chess, along with some basic strategy to employ when playing suicide chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA list of the pieces with which a player can or cannot checkmate an enemy king.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn how to checkmate with a king and a queen, one of the most basic endgame checkmates in chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA guide to basic chess tactics, including forks, pins and skewers.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn how to use the bishop in chess. Improve your chess strategy with this tutorial on bishops.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn about ratings in chess, numbers used to represent the playing strength of players. Ratings allow players to compare themselves to their peers.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZAn overview of the different titles awarded by national and international chess federations.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZKeeping your hands off the chessboard could dramatically improve your play.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA list of popular chess variants, with basic explanations of their rules of play.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn how to read and write algebraic chess notation.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA look at the five best chess players in history from the United States, as chosen by About.com readers.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn all about team chess, in which teams of chess players compete against each other.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA list of the top female chess players in the history of the game.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn the history behind the stalemate rule in chess, explaining why a stalemate is a draw, as well as debates about whether it's a good rule.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn the rules of bughouse chess, a popular form of team chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA list of the best free chess resources you can find online.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZWhen is it time to give up in a game of chess?
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZTen of the best quotes about chess, with discussion on what they mean for your chess game.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA discussion of the musical Chess, a musical that has remained popular for nearly 30 years.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZLearn how to play shatranj, an ancient form of chess that was played in Persia.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZIs Chess Training for Post-Beginners the positional manual that's right for you?
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZWhen do chess players tend to hit their peak performance?
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA list of ten of the most famous games played in the history of chess.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZOutposts can be powerful assets in chess, especially for knights.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZSabotage the Grünfeld is a 2014 opening book from GM Larry Kaufman.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZThe 1920s saw a changing of the guard in the world of chess. Here are the top five players who played in that decade.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZA look at how the Hypermodern School changed chess theory forever.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZThe Basque System requires players to compete in two chess games at once.
2017-02-22T11:16:08ZThe 2014 Chess Olympiad will be held in Norway.