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Chess Lessons In The USA

Learn Chess In America Chess is a game that leverages your intellect. It is similar to a brain tonic, improving perseverance, concentration, and patience while developing memory, creativity, intuition. Moreover, it enhances one's ability to make difficult decisions and flexibly solve problems. But, most significantly, it teaches one a priceless virtue- patience. On the other […]

11/12/20217 minutes reading time

The Many Faces of Chess

Chess Has Many Faces To see chess as just a game does not do it justice. To think of it as the narrative around which an award-winning Netflix series was built definitely sells it way short and to think of chess as Dullness Incorporated misses the mark entirely. Remarkably, some people do think of chess […]

09/07/20217 minutes reading time

Chess and Art

Of Art and Chess If you're any kind of chess fan, you know the moves, strategies and gambits have a beauty all their own. And clinching your first tournament win? What a beautiful feeling! Beauty is generally a quality associated with art in all its forms. Can chess - a beautiful game, be associated with […]

09/04/20217 minutes reading time

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A chess guide

A Guide To Everything You Need To Know About Chess Where did chess come from? According to what history tells us, it was invented in North India about 1500 years ago. Then, it spread all over the Asian continent and traveled across Europe. There are several other stories floating around about the invention of the […]

08/31/20217 minutes reading time

Chess is an extremely popular pastime for many people in the UK. Not only is chess a fun way to pass an afternoon, but it also provides a number of benefits. Chess helps you to improve your memory, develops rational thinking, exercises the brain, and can even make you more intelligent!

If you are interested in learning to play chess, why not take private sessions with a chess teacher?

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The Many Faces of Chess

The Many Ways that People View Chess One of the oldest games is still being played to this day, chess is one of the most tactically challenging and difficult games in the world. Chess is a board game that is played on a board very similar to the game of checkers, however, there are different […]

08/02/20216 minutes reading time

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Chess Origin

History of Chess Now’s as good a time as any to learn about the cerebral game of chess. Off the back of the hit show ‘Queen’s Gambit’ on streaming platform Netflix, the popularity of the classic board game is on the rise. What’s more, due to the COVID-19 pandemic which for some was a stark […]

07/20/20217 minutes reading time

The Top 7 Chess Openings

Seven Top Chess Openings to Improve Your Game In chess as in everything else, humans are fickle. Some players are mad for speed chess or blitz chess while others consider themselves chess purists: only conventional games will satisfy. Some particularly enjoy the middlegame while, for others, the endgame is what really counts. And, at any […]

07/13/20217 minutes reading time

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Discovering the Necessary Abilities for Good Chess Strategy

What Skills Do You Need for a Good Chess Strategy? "Life is like a game of chess. To win, you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with in-sight and knowledge and by learning the lessons that are accumulated along the way. We become each and every piece within the game […]

06/21/20217 minutes reading time

How do you play chess?

The Different Pieces in Chess

How to Use the Different Pieces in Chess “In chess, as a purely intellectual game, where randomness is excluded, - for someone to play against himself is absurd ... It is as paradoxical, as attempting to jump over his own shadow.” - Stefan Zweig Chess is a board game that’s existed for centuries and is […]

06/15/20216 minutes reading time

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Chess for Kids

Chess for Children Chess is a cerebral board game that requires quick thinking and sharp decision-making skills. These are just a few of the reasons to get your kids into the game from an early age. However, there are many more since chess poses unique problems and forces the player to adapt to emerging situations […]

06/14/20217 minutes reading time

A chess table set on the ground, there is a book on the table on one side and a timer on the other. Learning how to play chess is a time-consuming endeavor, but one that is worth your time in more ways than one!

Learning How to Play Chess

Here Are Some Ways To Learn The Game Of Chess When talk arises of tabletop games, chess is no doubt a classic. It has been there for centuries, yet it is quite popular and hugely fascinating to date. A look into chess history will explain to you the importance of the game. The second book […]

06/07/20217 minutes reading time

All of these tournament players could become grandmasters

The Grandmasters of Chess

Who Are the Top Chess Grandmasters? If the Netflix series The Queen's Gambit ignited in you a passion - or, at least an interest in chess, you might be keen to know a few interesting facts behind the story. Chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov consulted on the series, as well as […]

05/23/20217 minutes reading time

Commanding the centre is an essential chess strategy

Famous Chess Players

How The Most Famous Chess Players Met With Fame There's a 12-year-old American chess player about to break a few longstanding records. Abhimanyu Mishra learned how to play chess when he was just two-and-a-half years old. When he was seven - the age when most children are only just getting used to primary school, he […]

05/16/20217 minutes reading time

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Chess Resources for Beginners

Analysing the Best Chess Resources for Learners "You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you." -Barbara Sher Do you like the process of starting over and learning new things? […]

05/05/20217 minutes reading time

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Learning To Play Chess

Learn Chess at a Beginner Level Learn Chess with Private Lessons Getting private lessons can be one of the best ways of learning a new skill because students show time and time again that working with a tutor will make you progress faster and better at whatever it is you're learning. We recommend you try […]

05/03/20215 minutes reading time

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A Complete Beginners Guide to Playing Chess

How to Play Chess “The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it… Life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to […]

04/26/20218 minutes reading time

Chess Strategy for Beginners

The Beginner's Guide to Chess Strategy Life conditions lately have necessitated finding pastimes that, in normal circumstances, we might not have embraced. Turning into a couch potato is a fine example of such; it's hard to imagine anyone wanting to remain confined at home, doing nothing but watching television. Indeed, binge-watching entire series in one […]

04/13/20217 minutes reading time