17128 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
I have been helped greatly by forum members...
I'm looking at the following methods to teach msyelf chess:
Strategy: Nimovitsch's My System &
Modern Chess Strategy (Advances since Nimovitsch)
Endgames: Fundementals of Chess Endings
Checkmating - The Art of Attacking Chess
Practice: Corresponse chess on chess.com
Can anyone comment on any of the above, or add further advice.
Can anyone suggest other methods of learning that they found invaluable?
I also teach chess voluntarily to kids at the local church. I use chess master to set up positions, then cut and paste - but this requires cropping.
If anyone knows of a good chess program that allows easy set up of positions, and maybe even a screen capture of just the board, that would be great. Thanks.
At strategy you should consider adding Euwes work 'The Middlegame'. Here is my review:
For tactics, i dont think checkmate problems is enough. You should get some other tactic books to, i think The Complete Chess Workout is nice. You can also do some tactics at the internet, i think chess.com tactic trainer is very good, but you can also use the one at chesstempo.com if you dont wanna pay.
And last, and the most important advice, is that you should play some OTB tournements, and then analyze the games if its Elo rated. You get alot of experience, learn from your own mistakes, and is very fun and exciting. You will also get motivated for getting a higher elo, or win your section and so.
"Chess.com Highlights: Tashkent Grand Prix - RECAP! GM Alex Yermolinsky & GM Simon Williams "
what exactly gets censored in chat?
by rawhide84 3 minutes ago
Your Questions about Chess
by GIex 5 minutes ago
Could someone make me a Chess game with no AI if I paid them?
by PeskyGnat 6 minutes ago
by saleh311 7 minutes ago
Hurt/Heal World Champions
by camberfoil 7 minutes ago
Want names for these situations...
by LuftWaffles 7 minutes ago
How Much Did Kasparov Earn During His Chess Career from Prize Winnings?
by harshi694 10 minutes ago
Max Lange: 9...g6
by lolurspammed 10 minutes ago
I very dissapointed with cheater
by ajian 13 minutes ago
Reproduction and Real Jaques of London Chess Set
by goodknightmike 16 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2014 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!