Articles about chess
Best Chess Players of the Past 50 Years from Botvinnik to Carlsen. FIDE ratings and evaluation of the top players ever to face each other across the board in a chess game. Kasparov, Karpov, Spassky and Fischer are discussed as well as other Russian chess grandmasters of years past.
Chess strategy and chess piece movement explained. Good advice for someone new to a chess game and chess tactics. The Chess King piece must be protected at all times and this chess article gives good advice on how to do just that.
Here are the top 3 chess books that will make you a better chess player. I highly recommend them to any chess players, when I began chess, my friend who is a really good player told me that this was THE book I had to read. Today, years after, I do agree with him. I learned so much with it.
Shogi is a chess like game from Japan. Shogi and Chess have the same origin but, shogi has evolved to be uniquely different game. With rules that allow players to reuse captures pieces as their own, shogi is a game that requires a more dynamic style of play.
The quickest possible chess game that can be played legally. The mate, or checkmate occurs after only two moves. New chess players can avoid this trap easily, once they know about it and the chess technique involved. Beautiful images of wooden Staunton Chess set pieces in the checkmate position are included in this article.
This article discusses the chess endgame and recommends books to improve a players endgame skill.
This article has the most effective ways for beginners to improve at chess. Beginning chess players have different needs than intermediate or advanced players. This article goes over things to do during each game and after each game to improve.
With such a deep-rooted history of providing players with a spirit of competition, the game of chess elaborately propels many profound issues, of the time of it's birth, to the forefront of our consideration. Amidst it's lessons involving the strategic utility of all the pieces on the board, to...