Chess Openings

13 Best Chess Openings for Black: Solid Defense Against White

Chess Openings By Andrew Hercules

Every chess player should have a defensive strategy for Black in reply to some of white’s brutal attacks in the opening. Below, you’ll discover 13 of the best chess openings for black that are an excellent defensive mechanism. Whether you are new to chess or an expert, the most important thing to understand is the […]

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3 Tips for Chess Opening Preparation

3 Tips for Chess Opening Preparation

By Andrew Hercules

Today, it’s extremely important to be well prepared for a chess tournament game. Computers make opening preparation an extremely powerful weapon. That’s why professional players usually spend from 2 to 6 hours on their pre-game preparation. That’s why we created this list of the 3 best tips for chess openings! If you are unable to […]

6 Essential Chess Opening Principles: A Guide to Chess Mastery

6 Essential Chess Opening Principles: A Guide to Chess Mastery

By Andrew Hercules

The first moves in a game of chess are called the opening. This is the time when players prepare their pieces for battle. Here is the starting position of the chess opening: The starting position of a chess game Everything is peaceful. Both armies are standing on their own side of the board. There are […]

How To Play The English Opening In Chess?

How To Play The English Opening In Chess?

By Andrew Hercules

Introducing The English Opening | (Instructor: NM Derreque Kelley) Brief Origin of the English Opening The English Opening derives its name from its association with the Englishman Howard Staunton, who played it six times against St.Amant in their 1843 match, and also in the historic London tournament of 1851. Staunton and his contemporaries understood many […]

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