Learn to play chess for beginners (and a game showing how to)

Active king in the endgame

In this article I will be showing you how to get to next step, beyond the absolute beginner level to just the beginner level. I covered all the basics in a previous post, and now it’s time to take the next step. Let’s learn to play chess for beginners! The opening The game is about …

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How to play chess for kids (where to and how to)

Your little one has shown interest for the fine…great…fabulous…SPECTACULAR game of chess! Now you need to find out how to saturate their needs… Welcome to the (chess) jungle! (at least many of my older readers would get that reference…)   What does your child want? First off, let’s have a look at what your little …

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Chess 960 aka. Fischer Random (guide)

Starting position chess 960

With the first 2019 FIDE World Fischer Random Championship coming up, it would be only fitting to make a guide on how to play the game. And fortunately… It’s not that hard!  You might also have heard it being referred to as “chess 960” or even just “960”. There is an explanation to this, and you will learn …

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Chess training or Chess and exercise (why do you think Magnus makes sure to stay fit?)

Staying fit is important

Today we are going to look at why not only training your actual playing skills over the chess board is important, but also why it’s so important to stay fit. Be the best version of yourself! The world champion Magnus Carlsen has always made sure to emphasize the importance of physical exercise to him. Pretty …

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