Everyone that plays chess wants to improve. Winning is better than losing, especially if you are playing against a remorseless computer opponent! Learning chess as a beginner brings rapid progress, but once we understand how chess pieces move and some of the unusual chess moves what next? This article offers a few pointers in order […]
Stockfish 8 vs Gull 3 Free Chess Engine Match
Stockfish 8 vs Gull 3 in a free chess engine match. The format was 10 FIDE standard, long time control matches. Includes a free PGN download of games played.
Castling, king and queen side with examples
Castling Castling is a special move in chess, involving the player’s king and one of their two rooks (aka castles). It can be considered a special move because it is the only time in the game of chess when a player may move two of their own pieces at the same time. There are a […]
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En passant is a special pawn capture move in chess. Learn about the definition and origin of the move, along with examples and diagrams.
Beginners Guide to Chess Piece Moves
Beginners guide to how every chess piece moves with pdf cheat sheet.
How to Setup a Chess Board and Pieces
Here is a complete guide about how to set up a chess board and pieces correctly, with diagrams and video. This tutorial covers all 32 chess pieces and board orientation.
Play Chess Against the Computer
When Computer Chess Online was first opened a central idea was that it should provide chess enthusiasts with a free and easily accessible means to train and improve their tactical knowledge and experience. The original method used to implement this aim was to provide a free online chess game. This game would allow a human […]
Rybka Stripped of World Chess Champion Titles
For many years now the top name in computer chess has been Rybka. The program has previously swept all before it and it has won many, many titles. However, there has always been a certain amount of controversy surrounding Rybka and it looks as though that controversy is about to get ugly. According to the […]