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With our Beginner’s Section & Videos, you will learn to play chess in no time flat! Chess.com will hand hold you through the very basics – how to move the pieces, the goal of the game, correct board set up, basic chess terms, etc., and in a relaxed and stress-free manner.

And if there’s a chess term or two that you can’t seem to understand, our very own chess wiki – Chessopedia, will give you answers. From unknown Grandmasters, relationship of math to chess, list of champions, etc., you'll find an article or two in our Chessopedia.

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