When Amy Lee moved to our school and walked into class for the first time, my legs turned to jelly in seconds. I immediately knew I had to ask her out. Over the next few days, I scripted and practiced …Read more
Chess Midgame Analysis
Each game of chess goes through three distinctive phases. There’s the opening game, the midgame, and the endgame. It’s vital that you attain a degree of mastery in all of these phases of the chess game, as …Read more
5 Reasons Why Chess is the Best Game for Your Brain
Chess is a board game that has been around for generations and it’s the best pastime to adopt if you want something that is fun, stimulating, and will benefit …Read more
8 Tips on How to Advance in Chess from Basic Level
“Unlike other games in which lucre is the only aim, [chess] recommends itself to the wise by the fact that its mimic battles are fought for no prize but …Read more
Introduction to the Orangutan opening
The Orangutan opening (primarily known as the Sokolsky opening, the Polish opening, or Polish Attack) is an unorthodox opening in the game of chess. It’s rarely used in official top-tier tournaments and chess games – …Read more
The tactical device of removing the guard is also known as removing the defender. The name of the tactic is almost sufficient in itself to describe how it works.
The opponent has a piece which is defending another piece, or …Read more
Two bishops, or a bishop and another piece, can work together to cut off the king’s escape squares, protect the mating piece and deliver mate. The long-range impact of the bishop is often the key to these patterns.
The mating …Read more