14677 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?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
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!
Help me with this one
What exactly do you want help with?
Your going to atcually have to ask the question before you can expect an answer.
What's the question?
Ubisoft Chessmaster 12 "The Art of Learning" Josh Waitzkin's tutorial from his book. Do the long interactive tutorials @Chessmaster 12 and you won't have any problems I swear :)
I'll second that! The academy lessons are excellent, and taught me everything I know so far.
One's own style seems to be forced to follow from the moves which come to the mind, right?
A lot of garbage gets talked on here armond_sr, unfortunately.
Your personal style isn't something you choose, it develops over time. Don't worry about style right now, you win or lose 99% of your games due to tactics. Either tactics you saw, or ones you missed. Until you can get through nearly every game without overlooking losing a whole piece or getting mated by a simple tactic, forget "style" or openings. They are meaningless.
The best teacher is practice, but you can train with the Tactics Trainer and other puzzles, too.
Ryan, Cabal - I have Chessmaster 10 - are the Chessmaster 12 tutorials different to those in CM10?
Pay attention to Estragon!
Read one of the following books if possible:
Logical Chess Move by Move or The Most Instructive Games of Chess Ever Played both by Irving Chernev
Study endgames! http://blog.chess.com/NimzoRoy/endgame-faqs
The academy section of Chessmaster 11 (there is no 12, made a mistake!) looks like this:
Hope I could help!
Logical Chess Move by Move and/or The Most Instructive Games of Chess Every Played (by Irving Chernev) are one the most recommended books here on chess.com, of which Logical Chess Move by Move should be read first.
Thanks Cabal, that's answered my question.
I think i agree
Chess Book Recomendations
by RandomBean 7 minutes ago
I'm going for a world record.
by Stolen_Authenticity 8 minutes ago
5/24/2016 - V. Korchnoi-V.Chekhover, USSR Ch semi-final 1951
by BryanCFB 20 minutes ago
Paulsen attack of the french
by Thechess_lone_ranger 29 minutes ago
Funny Chess Jokes
by zBorris 31 minutes ago
Bobby Fischer Vs. Nakamura or Carlsen
by RandomBean 33 minutes ago
Standard Chess Opponents
by KevinLudwig 34 minutes ago
Bean Gambit in the Sicilian Najdorf
by RandomBean 35 minutes ago
cheating (by playing for a draw)
by heine-borel 39 minutes ago
How many rating points is a photographic memory worth?
by PeskyGnat 41 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 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!