What are the names of all the chess pieces? The chess pieces are what you move during a game of chess. The chess pieces’ names are a little confusing at first because there are so many chess pieces and they all have different movements that you need to memorise. In particular, the queen moves in… Continue reading Ultimate Guide: Learn the Chess Pieces Names and Moves
Philidor Defense (C41) –1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 The Philidor Defense (C41) was named after the famous 18th century player Francois-Andre Danican Philidor who described that “the pawns are the soul of chess”. Philidor advocated 2. …d6 instead of the more common 2. …Nc6. His original idea was to challenge White’s center with the… Continue reading How to Win Against the Philidor Defense (C41)
Chess Openings: The Open Game (1. e4 e5) We always try to destory opponents with chess openings. But what are the best chess openings? Well, most chess games by young players and even Grand Masters start with 1. e4 e5. This chess opening is called the Open Game. The best Open Game Opening to improve… Continue reading Chess Openings – How to Destroy Your Opponent in the Open Game
The Italian Game – The Best Chess Opening for White The Italian Game is an Open or Double-King Pawn Game (1. e4 e5) which is one of the most popular chess openings for white. The other popular chess openings for white would be the Ruy-Lopez, Queen’s Gambit and the London System. Here in this post,… Continue reading The Italian Game – The Best Chess Opening For White
The French Defense – Learn a Top 3 Chess Opening for Black The French Defense is a Semi-Open or Single-King Pawn Game (1. e4 other) which is usually in the top three of the most popular chess openings for black. The other two most popular chess openings for black would be the Sicilian Defense and… Continue reading The French Defense – Learn a Top 3 Chess Opening for Black
How to Learn the Giuoco Piano (C50) Chess Opening in 2021 In this post we will look at the Giuoco Piano variation of the Italian Game in more detail. The other variations of the Italian Game we will deal in other posts. You can click here in order to look at the post about the… Continue reading How to Learn the Giuoco Piano (C50) Chess Opening in 2021
How You Can Study Chess Openings & Get Instant Results Most chess opening books go through complicated variations in an opening and force you memorise confusing lines. At publication of the book, these variations are already refuted and don’t improve your chess game at all. You need to study chess openings and get instant results! To really learn a chess opening you need… Continue reading How You Can Study Chess Openings – Get Instant Results!
What are the Best Chess Openings to Improve Your Chess Game? Although we have already talked about the overall best chess openings here, now we are going to talk about the best chess openings to play in order to improve your chess game. The main points are to have open or semi-open games in order… Continue reading What are the Best Chess Openings to Improve Your Chess Game?