Learn basic rules of chess in under just 5 minutes. After studying this little tutorial you will learn all of the rules of chess including how pieces move, how to play the game, how to castle, how to checkmate, what is a draw, etc. Wanted to learn what chess is all about? Here is your chance.
Struggle in the opening phase of the game? Many club players do. Learn the opening fundamentals and the advanced techniques from the Masters. Bulletproof your opening preparation and apply those things you've learned to get an edge in your own game. Everything from Dragon Sicilian to the sharp lines of the Semi-Slav. Looking for opening help? We've got you covered!
The middlegame is exactly where the most action takes place. Did you know that most games are decided at this stage? Want to become a stronger chess player? This section will help with explaining simplе and complex middlegame strategies, so whether you are 500 or 2200 rated, we've got something for you to make you a better chess player.
Do you know what's the biggest difference between a chess amateur and a master? The depth of endgame understanding. Working on endgames not just helps you to play better endings. It helps at middlegame understanding and openings as well. Want to learn how to play certain endgame correctly or study endgame fundamentals? It's all here.
Psychology is a huge part of chess competition. Want to learn how to loosen up before the game, and stop stressing out before round 1 of the upcoming chess event? We've got all the information you need. Want to learn about chess player's diet? It's here as well.
Do you want to improve your chess skills, start winning chess tournaments, get trophies or simply want to break that 1500 or 2000 Elo rating barrier? If the answer is 'yes you come to the right place. This section will give you all the necessary information and resources for taking your chess to the next level. You will learn ropes of the game, straight from the experts.
Want to learn how to get better at chess or beat a stronger opponent? We are addressive plenty of chess 'how to' question right in this category. I guarantee you will learn something new for yourself whether you are 100 or 2000 rated
Do you have questions about chess, you wanted to ask but never got an answer to? Do you want to learn how top Grandmasters think, analyze games and make decisions? Here is your chance. This is exactly where you will find the answer to all your chess questions, and learn everything from 'Habits of Masters' to 'Myths about Getting Better at Chess Most Players Believe'.
Tactics is the key to becoming strong and consistent chess players. It's not only your offense but also defense. Ability to see dangerous combinations will not only help you score wins but will also save you from unpleasant situations. In other words, work on tactics and your chess progress will come fast!
These are the articles that comes from WGM Natalia Pogonina's official website due to cooperation between TheChessWorld.com & Pogonina.com
Here you can find various cool and entertaining chess things
Problems and Solutions — TheChessWorld.com. And many other materials and lessons that will help you to learn or improve the skills of the game of chess.
Series of structured lectures from John Herron split into bitable and easy-to-understand sections. They cover everything from finding tactics, opening mistakes and key maneuvers to deflection, decoy, and opening systems. Mostly aimed for those under 1500 rated.
Curious to learn what's going on in the chess world? Looking to check out a review about a book or a publication? Chances are we've got you covered. This section will address all your review needs.
Learn from some of the recent Grandmaster games. Apply the new knowledge in your own games and become a tremendously better chess player.
In this section you can download all the chess programs you need for free!
Chess Engines Archives TheChessWorld.com. Here you can find and download most popular chess engines like rybka, fritz, crafty, etc.
A collection of chess related quotes from famous chess players.
Need motivation and inspiration? Want to absorb the wisdom of those great chess players and world Champions? This is where you can find all chess quotes in one place. Great source of positive energy and motivator to take action!