The Most Common Mistakes in Chess

The Most Common Mistakes in Playing Chess

There are dozens of possible mistakes in chess. If we go into detail, there are hundreds of mistakes that chess players can make. There are …

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Can You Win in Chess on Time?

Can You Win in Chess on Time?

In chess, if you win on time or your opponent wins by checkmate, the result is the same. Both victories are equally valid. A chess …

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Rook: The Most Straightforward Piece in Chess

Rook: The Most Straightforward Piece in Chess

The rook is the piece in chess that dominates the straight lines. Whether vertical or horizontal, the straight lines are the paths that the rook …

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Chess Pieces Moves (Complete Guide!)

Chess Pieces Moves (Complete Guide!)

Are you just starting to play chess and don’t know yet what moves the pieces can make? This is the only guide you need, the …

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The Chess Pieces for Newbies (Names & Values)

The Chess Pieces for Newbies (Names & Values)

When you are a newbie in chess, you must understand what you have in your hands. Half of the chess set is the board, and …

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The Best Size for the Chessboard

The Best Size for the Chessboard

You can find chessboards of any size. From one the size of a fingernail to one the size of a soccer stadium field. What is …

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Bishop: The Easiest Piece in Chess!

Bishop: The Easiest Piece to Play in Chess!

The bishop is a unique chess piece. It could be one of the most powerful pieces, rivaling the queen, if it had not had half …

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King and Queen: Correct Placement on the Chessboard

You are ready to start a fierce chess battle with an old friend… You have the chessboard. You have the chess pieces. “No mercy!”, you …

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What Is the Weakest Piece in Chess?

What Is the Weakest Piece in Chess?

When we want to know what the weakest piece in chess is, we can pay attention to two aspects. As a first aspect, we examine …

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Can You Win in Chess with Just a Queen?

The queen in chess is a kind of obsession for all players. Like it or not, you have to take special care of your queen …

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Can You Win in Chess with Just a King?

Can You Win in Chess with Just a King?

The final and inevitable surrender of a king under threat is the exciting climax in a chess game. The triumphant victory and the heartbreaking defeat …

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The Chessboard for Beginners and Experienced Chess Players

The Chessboard for Beginners and Experienced Chess Players

Maybe you are looking for a new chessboard, because you are a complete newbie, which is embracing the game for first time, or you are …

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Chess and Checkers: 7 Things in Common You will Find

“Chess, not checkers!”, shout the chess teacher to his/her pupil when finds him/her doing silly moves. Everybody shouts “chess, not checkers” when finds someone is …

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