Different aspects of chess

What is notation in chess? (a quick and thorough guide)

What are the coordinates?

What do Bd2, Kg1, Ne4, Rxd8, Qe6+ and h6 have in common? No, it’s not some war code telling you when to strike… They are all chess moves! To answer the question “What is notation in chess?”, we will have to look at some basics first, then get into the “advanced” stuff. I say “advanced”, …

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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 training – why playing alone isn’t enough

Work towards a goal

This article will try to give you some insight into a chessplayer’s everyday reality, and why playing tons of games simply won’t make you the best player you could be. And that’s what we want, isn’t it? “Be the best version of yourself”  is a well-known saying, and that’s the version I will try to …

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