Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 11:16:53 +0000
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZHow to correctly place the board and pieces at the start of a chess game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn about the most common chess openings in the game of chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA quick guide to the chess rules that cause new players the most trouble: castling, promotion and en passant.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZBlack has several possible responses to White's most popular first move. Find out which Black replies are the most popular!
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to ten basic checkmates that every chess player should know, presented as a series of mate-in-one problems.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA move by move guide to the fastest checkmate in chess, the Fool's Mate.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZSome of the most common variations in the Ruy Lopez opening.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn why these are the nine most popular moves for opening a chess game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZWant to beat your friends or family members at chess? Here are seven easy ways to get the upper hand without tons of study or hard work.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZQueen pawn openings are popular, so Black needs to have a response ready when they're played. Here are six common responses to 1.d4!
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA complete guide on how to play chess, including the basic rules of chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of five excellent chess movies that any fan of the game should check out.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLooking 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.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn the basic rules of chess. Discusses how to play chess and provides all the information needed to play your first game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn the basics that every parent should know before taking their child to their first chess tournament.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLooking for a good chess book for your Kindle? Here are five recommendations.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZBefore you play in your first tournament, learn some of the most important rules in competitive chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThere'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.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA few common errors players make when setting up a chessboard for the first time.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn the basic principles of playing chess openings properly with this step-by-step tutorial. Learn basic techniques and more.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn overview of rapid chess, an increasingly popular format for chess tournaments.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThe 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.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to using a computer chess engine to improve your own chess game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZIn 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.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn overview of the film Searching for Bobby Fischer, along with information on the book, and how the two differ.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZKeeping your hands off the chessboard could dramatically improve your play.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThe 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.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at the free chess program, Chess Titans.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at Jeremy Silman's seven imbalances, and how they can help you form plans and select moves in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA brief history of the World Chess Championship.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at how knights and bishops stack up in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZWhile many beginners may confuse them because they look similar at first glance, check, checkmate and stalemate are very different situations.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at the best chess books on the opening.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn overview of blitz and bullet, two forms of speed chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA few tips that new players can use to improve their chess results in a hurry.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA discussion of the best ways to learn the openings in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at some of the best chess channels on YouTube.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA quick look at the Armageddon tiebreak in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA description of the various types of outcomes that can result in a drawn game of chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to some of the most common unorthodox chess openings.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to basic chess tactics, including forks, pins and skewers.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA description and guide to the common openings lines which can be reached from the Italian Game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThere have been many great chess players but only a select few have been honored to hold the title of World Champion. Here is a list of the world chess champions.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn article describing how to play suicide chess, along with some basic strategy to employ when playing suicide chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at the Swiss system, a popular tournament structure in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at five great books on the subject of chess tactics.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of the top ten chess players who came up just short in their bids for the world chess championship.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn how to checkmate with a king and a queen, one of the most basic endgame checkmates in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn how to read and write algebraic chess notation.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn the rules of bughouse chess, a popular form of team chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at the career of Viswanathan Anand, World Chess Champion.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZIs chess a sport? Here's a look at both sides of this classic debate.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to participating in your first chess tournament.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of popular chess variants, with basic explanations of their rules of play.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThe starting position of the French Defense, a chess opening.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of the pieces with which a player can or cannot checkmate an enemy king.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA review of The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White, by Larry Kaufman.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn how to use opposite-colored bishop positions to your advantage in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn overview of the different titles awarded by national and international chess federations.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA review of the history behind the stalemate rule in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZFour ideas for resolutions that chess players can make in the new year.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at some of the best Christmas and holiday gift ideas for the chess players in your life.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA short description of correspondence chess, a form of chess traditionally played by post.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn how to use the bishop in chess. Improve your chess strategy with this tutorial on bishops.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA discussion of the musical Chess, a musical that has remained popular for nearly 30 years.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of the top female chess players in the history of the game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThese three habits of grandmasters don't work for the typical club chess player.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZChess won't be making an appearance in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn what chess ratings are, and how to earn a chess rating.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZPaul Morphy's most famous game wasn't from a tournament or match, but rather an offhand casual game at an opera house.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA discussion of illegal moves in chess, such as leaving your king in check.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZTips for how to choose an opening repertoire for the novice chess player.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of the best free chess resources you can find online.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at the many ways in which players have tried to cheat at chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA list of the best French chess players of all time, as voted by About Chess readers.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to understanding how time controls work in chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA guide to studying openings for chess players of different levels.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn article about the similarities between chess and poker.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThe pawn game is a simplified version of chess that teaches players about pawn interactions.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZTen of the best quotes about chess, with discussion on what they mean for your chess game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA profile of famous chess player Viktor Korchnoi.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn about ten important chess players you may not have heard of, many of whom played hundreds of years ago.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZHow to cut down on the number of blunders you make during your chess games.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA page listing some of the most famous celebrities to have played the game of chess.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThese are the most impressive and incredible feats from the legendary career of Bobby Fischer.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at what each of the three major online chess servers has to offer.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn how to play shatranj, an ancient form of chess that was played in Persia.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn all about team chess, in which teams of chess players compete against each other.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThe starting position of the Caro-Kann Defense, a popular chess opening, as well as a look at a few common lines that may occur from this opening.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn the rules that govern the 2014 World Chess Championship.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at the five best chess players in history from the United States, as chosen by About.com readers.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThis guide will help you learn how to take advantage of the weaknesses in your opponent's pawn structure.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZIn 1970, the USSR took on The Rest of the World in an extraordinary chess match.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA quick guide to choosing when and where to castle during a chess game.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZAn overview of the infamous Toiletgate incident during the 2006 World Chess Championship match between Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZLearn how much each piece is worth in chess, from the pawn to the queen and king.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA profile of chess player and former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA look at several ways to play chess on your Android device.
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZThe 19th century was filled with number of great players. Here's a look at five of the greatest players of the 1800s!
2016-10-23T11:16:53ZA short article about Chess960, also known as Fischer Random Chess or Shuffle Chess.