Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:17:15 +0000
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZHow to correctly place the board and pieces at the start of a chess game.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn about the most common chess openings in the game of chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZBlack has several possible responses to White's most popular first move. Find out which Black replies are the most popular!
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA quick guide to the chess rules that cause new players the most trouble: castling, promotion and en passant.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA guide to ten basic checkmates that every chess player should know, presented as a series of mate-in-one problems.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA move by move guide to the fastest checkmate in chess, the Fool's Mate.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZAn overview of the infamous Toiletgate incident during the 2006 World Chess Championship match between Vladimir Kramnik and Veselin Topalov.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZThere'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.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZSome of the most common variations in the Ruy Lopez opening.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZQueen pawn openings are popular, so Black needs to have a response ready when they're played. Here are six common responses to 1.d4.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLooking 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.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA complete guide on how to play chess, including the basic rules of chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA look at the free chess program, Chess Titans which may already be installed on your computer. This game is usually used by casual players.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA list of five excellent chess movies that any fan of the game should check out.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn the basic rules of chess, including the function of the pieces, the board set-up and how to play the game.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZThe 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.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZAn overview of rapid chess, an increasingly popular format for chess tournaments.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZThe 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.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA look at the best chess books on the opening.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZIn 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.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn about Blitz and Bullet Chess. If you're bored with the pace of the game, check out these lighting-fast alternatives of play.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn the basic principles of playing chess openings properly with this step-by-step tutorial. Learn basic techniques and more.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZBefore you play in your first tournament, learn some of the most important rules in competitive chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA look at some of the best chess channels on YouTube.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA quick look at the Armageddon tiebreak in chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA look at Jeremy Silman's seven imbalances, and how they can help you form plans and select moves in chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZWhile many beginners may confuse them because they look similar at first glance, check, checkmate and stalemate are very different situations.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA description of the various types of outcomes that can result in a drawn game of chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn about the Swiss system, the most popular tournament structure in chess, which governs how players are ranked and paired in a tournament.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZIs chess a sport? Here's a look at both sides of this classic debate.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZAn article describing how to play suicide chess, along with some basic strategy to employ when playing suicide chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA list of the pieces with which a player can or cannot checkmate an enemy king.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn how to checkmate with a king and a queen, one of the most basic endgame checkmates in chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA guide to basic chess tactics, including forks, pins and skewers.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn how to use the bishop in chess. Improve your chess strategy with this tutorial on bishops.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn about ratings in chess, numbers used to represent the playing strength of players. Ratings allow players to compare themselves to their peers.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZAn overview of the different titles awarded by national and international chess federations.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZKeeping your hands off the chessboard could dramatically improve your play.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA list of popular chess variants, with basic explanations of their rules of play.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn how to read and write algebraic chess notation.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA look at the five best chess players in history from the United States, as chosen by About.com readers.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn all about team chess, in which teams of chess players compete against each other.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA list of the top female chess players in the history of the game.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn 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.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn the rules of bughouse chess, a popular form of team chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA list of the best free chess resources you can find online.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZWhen is it time to give up in a game of chess?
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZTen of the best quotes about chess, with discussion on what they mean for your chess game.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA discussion of the musical Chess, a musical that has remained popular for nearly 30 years.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZLearn how to play shatranj, an ancient form of chess that was played in Persia.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZIs Chess Training for Post-Beginners the positional manual that's right for you?
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZWhen do chess players tend to hit their peak performance?
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA list of ten of the most famous games played in the history of chess.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZOutposts can be powerful assets in chess, especially for knights.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZSabotage the Grünfeld is a 2014 opening book from GM Larry Kaufman.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZThe 1920s saw a changing of the guard in the world of chess. Here are the top five players who played in that decade.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZA look at how the Hypermodern School changed chess theory forever.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZThe Basque System requires players to compete in two chess games at once.
2017-01-23T11:17:15ZThe 2014 Chess Olympiad will be held in Norway.