Chess Strategies And Tips





If you've been through the chess strategies here and you think there is some important aspect that I have not covered you easily can add your know how to the site. It's always a possibility that I have missed something useful. If we all put our heads together and pool our experience we'll all be better for it.

You can write a few lines or an entire article it's up to you. Your contribution could be of real value to many people.

Your words can reach people anywhere in the world and your tips and hints may decide games played in parks, clubs and homes in cities, towns and villages the world over. Just think.

If your tip or pointer is in relation to the endgame, middlegame, opening or if it's a general hint I'm looking forward to reading about it. Hopefully it will help my game too! Always hoping to sharpen my opening strategy. Don't forget to read the tips left by others. You might find something you hadn't thought of before.



Golden Nuggets




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The endgame, they say, should be played like a machine. You've got to know your stuff on opposition, the Lucena maybe or even how to mate with just a Knight and Bishop. Well you never know! Do you know any other crucial endgame gems?

The middlegame is where the magic happens. Recognizing opportunities to lay traps. Winning material or getting great positions by playing clever combinations and just knowing your way around the board. Maybe you have tried and tested methods for gaining the upper hand in this phase.

There is a lot of theory in the openings but it is important to understand each opening you play, not a case of simply memorizing the moves. It's easier to improvise when needed if you understand what you're trying to do. What's your favorite opening and why do you like it? How do you use it to get an edge in your games?









Spill Your Killer Chess Strategies

What's the best way to approach a game of chess? What rules of thumb should be foremost in your mind? Do you think I have overlooked any top chess strategies? Or maybe neglected to mention some subtle but valuable tip or hint? Do you have a little golden nugget to help give us the jump on our opponents? Spill Your Killer Chess Strategies right here!

Red Hot Strategies and Tips by other Lapocites

Read these red hot strategies and tips left by other Lapocites...

Winning Chess Games 
I have some tips for surviving the opening because there is no point in having great middlegame and endgame skills if you are losing games in the early …

Middle Game Goals 
Anyone can learn off some reliable opening moves. But when the opening is over you have to know what's going on. Lot's of people throw the game away in …

Controlling Mind Game 
Chess involves a mind game where the player must figure out the opponent's move and it's reason. Then he must find an answer to it so that he may have …

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Moving On




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Chess Strategies: Fool's Mate - 1.f3 e5 2.g4 Qh4#

Now I guess it's my turn to share with you. The expert chess player has a huge arsenal of knowledge on all openings. He is constantly following up on the latest advances in each of these. The newest idea that may improve a variation nest in the opening. Something that will give him a better game.

He understands what kinds of middlegames arise from each opening and how to play them. He gets the positional elements and the tactical possibilities that are contained within them. He builds his game around this knowledge.

He also knows how to play all of the endgames, based on material remaining for both players. He can play all of the many known key endgame positions. He can simplify complicated endgames down to these known positions. That's the level that you can work towards. Before immersing yourself in advanced theory that might make your eyes water, let's start with some basics. Fool's Mate and Scholar's Mate.