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How to Win Using the Queen’s Gambit Declined

When I play chess, I like to make an aggressive chess opening and one of my favorite openings is the Queen’s Gambit. However, this topic is extremely big and I decided to talk about only the Queen’s Gambit Declined in this article. The second part of this article is the Queen’s Gambit Accepted. Great chess players, at international level, such …

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A Guide to Caro-Kann Defense in Chess

One of the most important openings in chess is the Caro-Kann opening. Caro-Kann defense is played for more than a century and it is named after the great players Horatio Caro and Marcus Kann. Despite the fact that this opening is old, many great players are still using this strategy. So, it’s obvious that this opening is very effective and …

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Scholar’s Mate, The Way to Win in Chess in 4 Moves

Chess is a game that makes you feel a bit overwhelmed by the number of possible moves. If you are new to the game, that many possibilities make you feel extremely uncertain about winning a game of chess. In most games, after each player has made about thirty moves, one of them emerges victorious. However, if one of the players …

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A Complete Guide to Special Chess Moves

Everyone who plays chess is familiar with the basic moves each piece makes. However, there are some special moves in chess that not everyone knows that they exist. Some of them are known by the majority of the players but some other aren’t known by many chess players. I made this article in order to fix that problem and solve …

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The review of my Harry Potter Chess Set

The Story of How My Son Became Familiar With Chess About a decade ago I was trying to find a way to introduce chess to my son. I managed to play a couple of games against him in order to learn chess but I could notice that he didn’t enjoy the learning process. He was making excuses in order to …

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What is a Double Attack or Fork in Chess

Chess is certainly a game that requires a lot of effort to master it. The number of possible moves and combinations are truly countless. So, if you want to become a great player, you will have to speed up the learning process by mastering some of the most important principles and combinations. I believe that double attack is a very …

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A Tribute to Russian Chess Sets

Russia is a country which has achieved great things when it comes to chess. It was part of the Soviet Union and has promoted chess like no other country. For decades, Soviet chess players were part of the elite of the game, thus, leaving a great inheritance to the next generations. If you notice the sets those great players were …

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Guide to buy cool glass chess sets

The glass is a material familiar to all of us and many objects in our everyday lives are made of it. This material is extensively used in manufacturing glass chess sets and gives them an added value. The reflections of light on a glass chess set makes it shinning and attractive although it does not cost as the sets made …

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The Essence Behind French Defense in Chess

A lot of online articles have been published on French defense and the amount of information given to readers is immense. However, my feeling is that the essence deep inside this issue has not been revealed. In spite that this issue has been presented in many different ways, I have tried to provide guidance on the way of thinking in order …