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How to Play Chess – The Complete Beginner’s Guide

Chess is a challenging, complex game that’s built upon a simple foundation. Using the best chess sets, two players will go head-to-head making strategic moves to make a checkmate. Learning the ropes and rules of the game can be challenging for beginners, simply because there are so many rules surrounding which pieces can move where. In this beginner’s guide on how to play chess, I’ll go over the basics of chess, chess strategies, and how […]

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The Rules of Chess – What You Need To Know To Get Started

The rules of chess date back almost 1500 years. The game itself originated in Northern India in 6th century AD, spreading to Persia, Spain, and Southern Europe. Historians say that the moves of the pieces changed in 15th century Europe. The modern chess game begins with these changes. During the 19th century, modern tournament play was created. Chess clock use was implemented in a tournament in 1883 with the first ever chess championship held in […]