2016-12-07T11:01:59ZWhile many beginners may confuse them because they look similar at first glance, check, checkmate and stalemate are very different situations.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA look at the free chess program, Chess Titans.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZIs chess a sport? Here's a look at both sides of this classic debate.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA look at five great books on the subject of chess tactics.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZThe 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.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA discussion of the best ways to learn the openings in chess.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZQueen pawn openings are popular, so Black needs to have a response ready when they're played. Here are six common responses to 1.d4!
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZLearn the basic rules of chess, including the function of the pieces and how to play the game.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA guide to using a computer chess engine to improve your own chess game.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA complete guide on how to play chess, including the basic rules of chess.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZLearn why these are the nine most popular moves for opening a chess game.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZAn article describing how to play suicide chess, along with some basic strategy to employ when playing suicide chess.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZHow to correctly place the board and pieces at the start of a chess game.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA guide to ten basic checkmates that every chess player should know, presented as a series of mate-in-one problems.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA description of the various types of outcomes that can result in a drawn game of chess.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA look at how knights and bishops stack up in chess.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZBefore you play in your first tournament, learn some of the most important rules in competitive chess.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA few common errors players make when setting up a chessboard for the first time.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA move by move guide to the fastest checkmate in chess, the Fool's Mate.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA list of the pieces with which a player can or cannot checkmate an enemy king.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA quick guide to the chess rules that cause new players the most trouble: castling, promotion and en passant.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZThe 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.
2016-12-07T11:01:59ZA review of 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 for chess.