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Counterattack in chess is a concept that is underestimated or oblivious to many club players and obvious to Master level players. There are two scenarios where we get the opportunity to Counter-Attack. The first scenario is that the opponent attacks our pieces and the second scenario is of a direct assault on the king or […]
The humble bishop frequently appears as a seemingly constrained piece with diagonal movements. Underneath this apparent simplicity, though, is a world of strategic nuance and expansive potential. This article covers the fascinating world of “Bishop Moves in Chess.” We look at how this seemingly innocuous piece can have a big impact on the board, from […]
A specific move always catches the eye of the beginner in chess. This move at first sight looks so intriguing and bewildering for the new player that they immediately yell, “Hey, I think that’s not allowed!” Castling in chess has been a fascinating topic for debate in the chess community since time immemorial, from its […]
En passant in chess dates back to the age of the first chess evolution. This French phrase translates to “in passing” in chess. It enables a pawn to capture an enemy pawn unconventionally. Chess, in its early form, did not have special moves. Pawns could move freely only one square at a time.
Middlegame concepts rise in importance as a player grows in strength. How a player plays the Middlegame and Endgame directly correlates to their strength as a chess player. But learning the middlegame can be overwhelming as there are infinite possible interactions between the pieces. What we can do is we can break it down into […]
Want to be in control of your chess games? Want to create opportunities rather than passively reacting to whatever your opponent throws your way? One word. Initiative. That is the single thing you’ll need to be in the driver’s seat. Here are the 5 Steps to Gain Initiative in Chess.
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Happy 2023! I knew I could make it through this year because of you. Thank you for your friendship! We recently ran a survey to identify the 3 biggest areas where club players need improvement the most. And based on 1546 responses here is what we found. Here it is.
The popularity of chess is growing rapidly. For some, it’s just a hobby, for others – a competition or a way to become a better version of themselves. And, of course, there are sportsmen in chess who desire to win trophies and titles. I’m sure all these 3 categories are passionate about chess and are […]
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