Calculation: candidate moves

Calculation: candidate moves

FM GaboSalazar2001
| Feb 24, 2021

Despite the quantity of information available about calculation, this is still one of the hardest aspects of chess and what separates beginners from masters. One of the reasons behind this fact is probably because there is not a shortcut to calcul...

Every chess piece

Every chess piece

FM GaboSalazar2001
| Jan 4, 2021

A chess set is composed of 32 pieces, 16 white, and 16 black. The side that gives a checkmate to the other will win the game, however, this is not always easy, and while you increase your game strength you will face stronger opponents who won&rsqu...

How to use the bishops to attack

How to use the bishops to attack

FM GaboSalazar2001
| Dec 7, 2020

“Most chess players know, thanks to the study of master games, that two bishops are stronger than two knights” Richard Reti Everybody who has seen chess games analysis from masters has heard phrases like “and in this position...

Bring your rook to the attack

Bring your rook to the attack

FM GaboSalazar2001
| Nov 30, 2020

Hi everyone! Today I would like to show you a common idea that you can apply in your next games, it’s important to mention that this is not a secret to anyone and you most had seen this strategy most probably before, however, it does not mea...

Guideline to be a good chess player

Guideline to be a good chess player

FM GaboSalazar2001
| Nov 26, 2020

Hi everyone! Today is Thursday of a short post and I would like to talk about the mentality and behavior that a good chess player needs to have if he really wants to improve, because it does not matter if you train hard and participate in good tou...