Introduction Nowadays, publishing a chess book has become easier than ever before. Due to the accessibility of information chess knowledge has become available to almost anyone. Also, in the modern chess, the opening stage is more important than ever before. Memorizing openings basically comes down to processing huge amounts of data. Therefore, it is no wonder that numerous…Read more
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Best chess beginner books Everybody knows how confusing and difficult it is to learn something from the scratch. Chess, being the rich and complicated game it is, is by no means an exception. More experienced players often tend to forget that they were once complete newbies as well. Things that they understand easily (such as…Read more
A chess clock? A chess clock, along with a chess set, represents the main equipment of a chess player. Chess clocks are used in chess (and other board games, such as checkers or backgammon) to keep track of the time each players spends during the game. To be completely honest, possesion of a chess clock and a chess…Read more
Introduction In the previous post we have already identified chess middle game as the phase of the chess game that tends to be hardest to improve. The points mentioned in that post very much apply to chess literature as well: When searching for a good book about the openings, a player only needs a book relevant for the…Read more
Chess endgame Bibles After assembling a list of best chess tactical books in the previous post and after writing a first post in the "endgame domain", we thought that the next logical step is making a similar list with the best endgame literature. Our personal opinion is that books are the best source for endgame…Read more