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  • Bughouse Chess Tips For Beginners

    Tired of playing chess alone?! Bughouse is for you! Tired of not having someone to talk to about your decisions on the board (at least not legally)? Bughouse is for you! Tired of not having someone else (your teammate) to blame for your loses... | Read More

  • How To Play When You're Winning Easily

    In all sports, you play much differently when you are winning easily. In baseball, if you are leading 8-0 in the 8th inning, you would not pull your fresh relief pitcher out of the game to pinch hit and try to get another run. In soccer, if y... | Read More

  • Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge in our beautiful game. Was i... | Read More

  • The Trickiest Knight Moves Ever

    Today, we continue our investigation (started in this article) of the weirdest, funniest and trickiest moves ever played. This time, we'll talk about knight moves. To tell you the truth, I thought knights were going to be the easi... | Read More

  • Chess Patterns Are For Everyone

    I always mention the importance of patterns in chess. Unfortunately, many laugh at the thought, others prefer to ignore a reality (patterns) that demands hard work for those who dream of being a master, and some view patterns as nothi... | Read More


    • How to play the Four Knights

      I am going to show you the Four Knights Opening. There are many lines that I will show you. If you do not have enough time just look at the link right here. https://youtu.be/m_ZU5S2bqEg?list=PLPT2Ux0iNpmhU_g9ya9gNb1E_n1MJjPCH I will show you man... | Read More

    • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - i - Move Sequences

      i - Move Sequences At the outset of his treatise, Pafu takes great pains to communicate the momentousness of his discovery, and emphasizes the potential for variety in move sequences to reach the position that defines The Beginner's Game. He says... | Read More

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      • | Sep 25, 2016
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    • My Checkered Paths

      I want to play like the big bad knight devouring  little red riding rook.  I've had hard dazed knights,  and knights to remember. My horses drink from babbling rooks. I've witnessed a knight's pieceful  easy stealing come over pawns. I'... | Read More

    • Let’s Bughouse! Playing Against the Sicilian, Part 1

      Bughouse has a well-deserved reputation for being an extremely tactical game. The values of all the pieces are lower than in normal chess, and sacrifices are extremely common. Unfortunately, all the wild-and-crazy, combinatorial excitement often o... | Read More

      • chriswsh
      • | Sep 24, 2016
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    • Teaching Chess

      This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach him strategy but also to convince h... | Read More

      • Oraoradeki
      • | Sep 24, 2016
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Video Lessons



  • List of chess variants

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    A chess variant (or unorthodox chess) is a game "related to, derived from or inspired by chess".[2] The difference from chess might include one or more of the following: different rules for capture, move order, game objective, etc.; addition... Read More »

  • The Four Knights Opening

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    The Four Knights is one of the most popular openings in the world. It has been used millions of times by amateurs and grandmasters alike. The Four Knights opening is fairly simple, starting with 1. e4 e5, then bringing the four knights out onto th... Read More »

  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... Read More »

  • English Defence

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    The English Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 e62. c4 b6White often gains a broad pawn centre with 3.e4, which Black puts pressure on with moves like ...Bb7, ...Bb4, and sometimes even ...Qh4 and/or ...f5. It w... Read More »

  • Dunst Opening

    • 10 Reads
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    The Dunst Opening is a chess opening where White opens with the move: 1. Nc3This fairly uncommon opening may have more names than any other: it is also called the Heinrichsen Opening, Baltic Opening, van Geet's Opening, Sleipnir Opening,... Read More »