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Are Lessons in Chess.com Free? [Complete Guide]

Are Lessons in Chess.com Free? [Complete Guide]

I've always been looking for an online platform where I could get free chess lessons, and to be honest, it's…

How to Play Chess Live on Chess.com?

How to Play Chess Live on Chess.com?

I've been playing chess live on Chess.com for as long as I can remember… By playing live chess on Chess.com,…

London System Chess:What is it? How to play it?  & More

London System Chess:What is it? How to play it? & More

The London system is a chess opening that can be used to counter any black opening. It can be very…

How to Play Ruy Lopez Opening? Exchange variations and more

How to Play Ruy Lopez Opening? Exchange variations and more

Is Ruy Lopez a good opening for beginners? The Ruy Lopez, also known as the Spanish Game, is a chess…

How to Play King’s Gambit Declined and Accepted Trap?

How to Play King’s Gambit Declined and Accepted Trap?

We’ve all heard about the Bobby Fischer‘s famous quote about the King’s Gambit: “In my opinion, the King's Gambit is…

How to Play Queen’s Gambit Opening and More?

How to Play Queen’s Gambit Opening and More?

What are any other popular e4 opening alternatives? The d4 move, known as the Queen's pawn opening, is the most…

Fundamentals of Chess by the World Chess Champion

Fundamentals of Chess by the World Chess Champion

Have you read the book Chess Fundamentals by Jose Raul Capablanca? If not, you're in luck since I'll be sharing…

Chess pieces names, functions, equipments & more

Chess pieces names, functions, equipments & more

A good chess player knows that they must learn the game from its most basic level. And one of the…

Ultimate Guide: The best chess apps available for iPhone and Android

Ultimate Guide: The best chess apps available for iPhone and Android

The best chess app should have all the features that you need that can help you quickly learn how to…

Helpful Guide: The basics of chess setup

Helpful Guide: The basics of chess setup

I bought a chess set, a silicone chessboard and bought one for my daughter a few months back. The first…

22 Interesting Chess Pawn Rules and Popular Myths

22 Interesting Chess Pawn Rules and Popular Myths

Pawns move in two ways, single square forward or two squares forward from their initial position. Pawns can't move backward,…

Chess Pieces: Names, Moves & More [Ultimate Guide]

Chess Pieces: Names, Moves & More [Ultimate Guide]

Each chess piece has its name and different moves, and if you are starting to learn about chess and want…

Can a Pawn kill a King?

Can a Pawn kill a King?

Pawns can capture or kill chess pieces, but could the pawn capture or kill the King in chess? Pawn has…

Can King kill in chess?

Can King kill in chess?

Can the King in chess take any chess piece? Or can the King kill another chess piece during a game?…

What are the examples of illegal chess moves? With helpful videos!

What are the examples of illegal chess moves? With helpful videos!

So, what happens when you make an illegal move? I always wanted to know what are the illegal chess moves…

Chess Board Setup: Helpful how-to guide

Chess Board Setup: Helpful how-to guide

I remember setting up a chess board when I was a kid – It was not difficult, but two chess…

5 Of The Most Common Beginner’s Questions In Chess

5 Of The Most Common Beginner’s Questions In Chess

Hi there, I want to share some of the most common questions beginners ask in chess… You can refer to…

Should You Always Castle In Chess?

Should You Always Castle In Chess?

Castling is one of the essential moves in chess, but have you ever asked yourself if you should always castle…

Play One Of These 10 Popular And Most Favorite Chess Variants Now

Play One Of These 10 Popular And Most Favorite Chess Variants Now

Do you want to know or play a different type of chess variants? Have you ever wanted to learn how…

Chess Positions : A Simple (But Complete) Guide

Chess Positions : A Simple (But Complete) Guide

When I started learning how to play chess, I was taught first to be familiar with the different pieces, their…

The Best Strategy And Useful Guide In Chess Castling

The Best Strategy And Useful Guide In Chess Castling

My daughter wanted to learn about the best strategy in chess castling. I just told her that it's always best…

The Complete How-To Learn Chess Notations You Need To Know For Beginners

The Complete How-To Learn Chess Notations You Need To Know For Beginners

Chess notation how do this work in an actual chess tournament? How do we read chess notation from chess books?…

13 Valuable Chess Tricks And Lessons You Should Know

13 Valuable Chess Tricks And Lessons You Should Know

Have you ever wanted to learn so many chess tricks?   Maybe even asking yourself what chess tricks or lessons…

18 Important Chess Tactics You Should Know (With Examples)

18 Important Chess Tactics You Should Know (With Examples)

Have you ever wondered if chess tactics can help improve your game? Or even improve your chess opening?   When…

Useful Chess Terms And Chess Moves You Need To Know

Useful Chess Terms And Chess Moves You Need To Know

There are some chess terms that beginners wouldn't know what it means…   And sometimes my daughter will ask me…

21 Effective Ways On How To Play Chess Alone

21 Effective Ways On How To Play Chess Alone

Are you confused if you can play chess alone? I mean can a single person play chess alone?   Well,…

Helpful Guide On How To Setup Leap PQ9907S Chess Clock

Helpful Guide On How To Setup Leap PQ9907S Chess Clock

I have been using Leap PQ9907S for quite some time now, and I have not experienced any problem so far……

What is the disadvantage of backward pawn in chess?

What is the disadvantage of backward pawn in chess?

There is a tactic behind why some chess players can win even with a disadvantage. I said that because after…

Can you stop perpetual checks in the game of chess?

Can you stop perpetual checks in the game of chess?

Do you know how to play perpetual checks in chess? Have you encountered a player that plays perpetual checks during…

Can you undo a move in chess?

Can you undo a move in chess?

Want to learn about touch move? Or do you find yourself having difficulty avoiding touch move rules – a lot?…

Can you have more than one queen in chess?

Can you have more than one queen in chess?

Want to have more Queens? There's always a good chance that you'll end up losing your most powerful chess piece…

Can you get out of check by castling?

Can you get out of check by castling?

Castling what is it? Can you use it to get out of check? I was teaching my daughter that you…