Sunday, January 16, 2011

How to learn chess

chess board
Chess board
Chess is a board game played between two players. The chess board is similar to a checkers board, however the rules of chess are quite different from those of checkers. And complex too.

But not to worry. There are hundreds of useful resources in the web you can go to learn how to play chess. However, it is important that you go through a well-structured tutorial, otherwise you may got lost and eventually you will get tired of the game. The following are some of the best places you can use to learn chess around the web.

1. Chess is fun
This is a site that is run by a former US correspondence chess champion. The lessons in the site are beautifully structured, even though the site itself may not look fancy. This is one of the best places you can use to learn chess.

2. is the ultimate chess website in the internet. Thousands of players play there everyday. And is recommended as one of the best places to learn chess from the beginning. Many free tutorials are available, however if you become a premium member of the site, there is a vast array of learning resources for beginners as well as experts.

3. ChessGuru
ChessGuru also has good learning resources for beginners. It has separate sections for chess rules, getting better at chess and chess tactics.

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