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Chess Principles: It is impossible to learn all the chess openings, positions, and moves. There is also no need: such knowledge not only would be redundant but also take most of the joy out of the game. Instead, it is highly beneficial to learn chess principles that could help you find good moves in any […]
Anatoly Karpov is one of the greatest chess players of all time. He became the 12th World Champion in 1975 and held this title until 1985. In 1993, he became FIDE World Champion and held this title until 1999. He had won over 160 chess tournaments and was one of the most successful and consistent […]
It is never a good idea to disobey chess principles. Although we live in modern days, where the powerful engines have taught us that in chess the principles or “rules” are not always mandatory, for a human it’s helpful to have an understandable guide on how to play the opening phase. Therefore, the principles are […]
From a very early moment in our chess journey, we are being explained the importance of the chess principles and that we should always use them as a guideline during our games. While chess has developed a lot in recent years and the use of engines has encouraged play based sometimes solely on calculation, the […]
Since my very first steps in chess, I came across a very important lesson: the chess principles, or general laws of chess, must be respected. Everyone around me, from club players to chess Grandmasters was stressing the importance of following them, so I took their word for it.