Is Playing Chess Against Yourself Beneficial?

In my opinion, it’s not the idea of playing against yourself as it is playing with yourself (get your mind out of the gutter)! If you don’t want to just begin with a specified configuration, a solid strategy may...

Tips for Your Endgame in Chess

Need help with your endgame in chess? Read on! Gage your next move Numerous players think that calculation and tactics only go with the middle-game. But particularly with the minor pieces, you must accurately gauge...

Chess Makes Children Smart!

Numerous claims are made for the advantages of teaching chess to kids. But they are perhaps summed up best by the motto of the US Chess Federation: “Chess Makes Kids Smart”. As parents and teachers...

Black Chess Masters

At some point and time, there’s the question raised about the existence of Black players in the world of chess. Black players are present at tournaments around the globe. They are very fervent about chess...

Top Female Chess Players

Creating a list of the world’s top female chess players is a complex task. The criterion of play in women’s chess has been cultivated considerably over the years with many women now competing against the...

Mental Health Advocates and Using Chess as Therapy

Mental illness is by its very nature hard to control for the individual concerned. Advocates want to adopt a strategic approach to managing mental illness. Mental health advocates counsel against spontaneous, short-term processes as personal...

The Best Chess Apps

Many more YouTube videos are seen on mobile devices (mostly cellphones) than on laptop and desktop computers. A couple of months ago, Google stated that the bulk of its searches are now done on mobile...

How Should I Introduce My Child to Chess?

Not sure if your child will enjoy chess? It is difficult to know ahead of time, but numerous chess players share at least some of these characteristics. For example, they like a challenge, are competitive,...

The Best Chess Player in the World: Magus Carlsen

You have perhaps heard someone say “I can defeat all my friends at chess” or “I’m the top chess player at my school!” After rolling your eyes, you may have questioned, Who is the best...

For Beginners: The Fundamentals of the Opening

Beginners’ Rules to the Opening! There are numerous principles and rules for the three different phases of a chess game. However, the emphasis of this article is how to “get out of the gates” quickly....