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Know Your Chess Pieces’ Value to Triumph
Know Your Chess Pieces’ Value to Triumph
Take up the Powerful Closed Sicilian
Take up the Powerful Closed Sicilian
Quickly Learn How the Chess Pieces Move
Quickly Learn How the Chess Pieces Move
Play the Ruy Lopez and Become a Better Player
Play the Ruy Lopez and Become a Better Player
Chess Opening Books: 10 of the Best
Chess Opening Books: 10 of the Best
Chess Computers Help You Reach Your Goals
Chess Computers Help You Reach Your Goals
Powerful Chess Gambits for Beginners to Try
Powerful Chess Gambits for Beginners to Try
Powerful Chess Gambits for Beginners to Try
September 23, 2022
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Powerful Chess Gambits for Beginners to Try

Many gambits have traps to help you win early if your opponent is not paying attention. Although these gambits work best at the beginner or club level, they can earn you a victory at higher levels. The best traps in chess gambits are the ones where your opponents play natural moves and get into trouble. Even if your opponent plays well, all of these gambits will leave you with an equal position.
Must-Know Rook Endgames in Chess
September 13, 2022
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Must-Know Rook Endgames in Chess

The third world chess champion, Jose Raul Capablanca, said, "If you want to improve your game, you must study the endgame before anything else." Rook endings are some of the most common endgames in chess, yet few have mastered them.
Unleashing Your Queen and Rooks in Middlegames
September 6, 2022
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Unleashing Your Queen and Rooks in Middlegames

Your major pieces, the rook and queen in chess can wreak major havoc on your opponents. These powerful, long-range pieces often deliver the decisive follow-up blow after a sacrifice. Despite their strength, they are not all about brute force, and as you get familiar with the rook and queen, you will learn to use them more subtly. The following is an introduction to the major pieces and how you can get a little more from your rooks and queen in chess.
The Colle System: Safe, Sound, and Strong
August 30, 2022
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The Colle System: Safe, Sound, and Strong

Even if you have shed the beginner label, the Colle System is an excellent choice for chess players wanting to spend less time learning openings and more of their time on endgames. The Colle System has been labeled a good opening for beginners because the strategy is simple, the development easy to remember, and the kingside attack is pretty straightforward. However, Alireza Firouzja used the Colle System to beat Wesley So as recently as 2020. Although you can play the Colle System against any of Black’s defenses, it pays to have another option against the Slav setup. Unsurprisingly classical development with Nf3 and Nc3 works well against the Slav Defense.
Pawn Endgame in Chess: Getting It Right!
August 26, 2022
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Pawn Endgame in Chess: Getting It Right!

Beginners are not the only ones who need to brush up on the endgame. Many a titled player has blundered in the endgame. Jose Raul Capablanca once said, “To improve at chess, you must, in the first instance, study the endgame.” Despite the study of the endgame in chess being crucial to improving our chess, it remains a neglected part of the game by many.
Chess Computers Help You Reach Your Goals
August 10, 2022
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Chess Computers Help You Reach Your Goals

We cannot control many things in life, but thanks to the chess computer, your chess training does not have to be one of those things. Nowadays, chess engines seem to get most of the attention as they are used to analyze games on websites. You can turn this to your advantage by getting a different perspective from most chess players, and the AI in chess computers is rated high enough to challenge titled players.