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How to Play Chess: A Beginner’s Guide to Mastery

Learn how to play chess with this full guide. How chess pieces move, how to deliver checkmate, and more!

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Best Chess Openings for Black

Find out about the best chess openings for Black. Get access to this free full guide for beginners that want to improve their opening play.

Chess Pieces Names, Moves, Value, and More

Greetings, future grandmasters! As a beginner, understanding your chess pieces – their names, their moves, and their values – is your first step towards mastering this age-old game.

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Chess Openings for White: Full Guide

Whether you’re a budding pawn pusher or an aspiring grandmaster, this guide to chess openings for white will help you navigate the myriad of options available more easily.

Ultimate Guide to Winning with the Italian Game

Looking for a highly tactical chess opening? The Italian Opening -or Italian Game- is the choice for you. Learn it now!