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Improve Chess Middlegame

How to Improve Chess Middlegame

Most players generally have the idea of how one should play in the opening as they are quite straightforward and one has to just remember the theory or the ideas and they are already out of the openin…

Improve Chess Opening 2

How to Improve Chess Openings

There are various chess openings but the best opening is the one which you could play confidently. The very basic thing in improving your opening is first choosing the opening which suits your style. …

Free tips

Brain power booster

12 Ways to Boost Brain Power for Chess

Serious chess players take care of their brains. Do you? Let’s see how to boost brain power for chess! Exercise Exercise will always feel like a chore but this has great benefits. The benefits o…

Nootropics

Best Nootropics for Chess

To improve your chess, first, improve your brain! Here are the best nootropics for chess players. What are Nootropics? Nootropics are drugs, supplements, and other substances that are claimed to impro…

Resources for improvement

Grandmaster

6 best chess courses by grandmaster Igor Smirnov

Igor Smirnov is a Ukrainian grandmaster who founded a remote chess academy in 2009. We are going to review the 6 best courses on his website. Who is Igor Smirnov? Igor Smirnov was born in Ukraine in 1…

best online chess lessons

6 Best online chess lessons to improve your skills

Online chess lessons can help you to improve your chess strength ten times faster. We will see some of the best online chess courses which are available on different chess websites. It’s difficu…

Chess basics

Chess Quotes

27 Chess Quotes About Life, Business, and Fun

Here are my chosen 27 chess quotes about Life, Business, and Fun that you will consider applying. Funny quotes are included here for your go-to topic in your conversations with your friends. A tip for…

chess strategy

Best Chess Strategy For Beginners

Chess is a strategic game that entails careful calculation, good positional understanding, great tactical vision, and visualization skills. Chess strategy is a very important aspect of the game that m…

Tips to win

Have you ever felt at a loss with what to do after reading chess tips? From our coaches, you’ll only hear advice that you actually put into practice in your games.

Everybody wants to be good at chess, but only a few do the right things to actually make progress. In this epic guide, we collected the best tips to improve your skills and achieve your goals based on your rating.

Resources that work

With so much material out there, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Don’t worry, our experts have selected the best chess courses based on your level.

There are a whole host of online lessons covering every aspect of the game. Which ones do really work? And, which ones do you need right now? In this comprehensive guide, we review the most popular and highly-rated courses that suit your needs.

The basics

If you’re a beginner, start from the basics. Learn how to set up a chessboard, how to move pieces, together with basic concepts of strategy and tactics.