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Introduction to the game Chess

Chess is a two player strategy board game. Here you can learn chess, play against robot / computer, play with your friends on the same device or over internet, play with other players, solve chess puzzle with three different difficult levels and view the moves of many famous games in the chess history. You can play chess online without registration here.

This chess game allows you to learn about chess pieces , how chess pieces move, value of chess pieces, rules of chess game, chess board setup , how to load fen, how to load pgn, how to analyse a chess game , chess puzzles with difficulty levels of easy, medium and hard. You can also learn about the chess terms. This chess game is a part of kids games.

Aim of Chess

Chess is a two player strategy board game. Is about planning, attack and defense with the opponent. You have to capture opponent’s King without letting them capturing yours. Your aim is to put the opponent’s king in such a position that it can’t escape from your attack. This is called checkmate.

The game chess is played on a chess board. Chess board typically represents a battle field where the opponents fight each other until one of the King is captured in such a way that the king can not escape opponents attack which is called checkmate . The pieces represents various strengths, abilities to move and different style of attack and defense.

The game chess could have probable been derived from the Indian game Chathuranga. The pieces represent different branches of armed forces such as chariots, elephants, horses and infantry.

Chess board setup

The chess board is made of a large square divided into 64 equal area squares. The squares are alternate in dark and light colored combination and formed in a eight row by eight column formation. They are numbered from a1 to h8. Read chess board setup for a longer explanation.

Name of Chess pieces

The pieces of chess are

  1. King - 1 No
  2. Queen - 1 No
  3. Rook - 2 Nos
  4. Knight - 2 Nos
  5. Bishop - 2 Nos
  6. Pawn - 8 Nos

Read the detailed page on chess pieces

Value of chess pieces

The common standard values of chess pieces are

How pieces move in chess

The movement of the chess pieces is defined by a set of rules. Each piece has a distinct move pattern. Read the detailed page on chess pieces movement

Rules of chess game

Several rules govern the chess game. These include checkmate, check, draw and touch move. Read the detailed page on rules in chess

Notation in chess

Two chess notations are primarily available. They are Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) and Portable Game Notation (PGN). Fen is used to define a status of a chess game and PGN is used to define the entire game from beginning. Detailed explanation of pgn is given here. Detailed explanation of FEN is given here.

Stages of chess game

There are majorly three stages exist n a chess game they are opening game, middle game and end game

Opening of chess game

This is the stage where the pieces are deployed and initial movements for the control of the board are planned and executed. Plethora of chess openings exist.

Middle game in chess

Middle game represents a typical progressed war field including attack defense, gain and losses. Different decisions are taken to defend the territory, to attack the opponents pieces, save own pieces and to gain advantage.

End game in chess

The end game is a stage where critical decisions are taken and is usually characterised by fierce attack or exchange of pieces. While strong player tries to win and the weaker player tries to draw the match.

How to view chess FEN

Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN) is used to define a status of a chess game. FEN is characterised by a single line of ascii characters. FEN has six fields separated by a space. Read the detailed instructions on how to read chess FEN

How to view chess PGN

Portable Game Notation (PGN) is used to define the entire game from beginning. Portable Game Notation or PGN is the format used to store details of a chess game in a text file. This PGN can be read by humans as well as most of the chess engines. Steven edwards devised the format for PGN in 1933. Read the detailed instructions on how to read chess PGN

Chess puzzles

The interactive chess puzzles are categorized into different categories such as easy, medium and hard. Easy chess puzzles are for beginners. Difficult chess puzzles are for advanced players. Chess puzzle collections such as mate in 1, fork puzzles are also available. These puzzles are not only challenging but also be useful.

Several chess puzzle collections such as Easy chess puzzles 1 to 10, Easy chess puzzles 11 to 20, Medium chess puzzles 1 to 10 , Medium chess puzzles 11 to 20 , Hard chess puzzles 1 to 10, Hard chess puzzles 11 to 20, Chess battery Puzzles 1 to 10, Chess fork puzzles 1 to 10, Mate in 1 puzzles 1 to 10, Sacrifice puzzles 1 to 10, Sacrifice puzzles 11 to 20, Avoid checkmate puzzles 1 to 10, Mate in 2 puzzles 1 to 10, Gain a piece puzzles 1 to 10, Gain a piece puzzles 11 to 20, Decoy puzzles 1 to 10, Mate in 3 puzzles 1 to 10, Mate in 3 puzzles 11 to 20, Endgame puzzles 1 to 10, Endgame puzzles 11 to 20, Endgame puzzles 21 to 30, Endgame puzzles 31 to 40, Easy chess puzzles 21 to 30, Medium chess puzzles 21 to 30, Mate in 1 puzzles 11 to 20, hard chess puzzles 21 to 30, Promotion puzzles 1 to 10, Promotion puzzles 11 to 20, Endgame puzzles 41 to 50, Sacrifice puzzles 21 to 30, Mate in 2 puzzles 11 to 20, Strategy puzzles 1 to 10, Endgame puzzles 51 to 60, Checkmate puzzles 1 to 10, Checkmate puzzles 11 to 20, Easy chess puzzles 31 to 40, medium chess puzzles 31 to 40, hard chess puzzles 31 to 40, Sacrifice puzzles 31 to 40, Gain a piece puzzles 21 to 30, Strategy puzzles 11 to 20, Checkmate puzzles 21 to 30, Mate in 3 puzzles 21 to 30, Endgame puzzles 61 to 70, Fork puzzles 11 to 20, Strategy puzzles 21 to 30, Zugzwang puzzles 1 to 10, Skewer puzzles 1 to 10, Mate in 4 puzzles 1 to 10, Mate in 2 puzzles 21 to 30, Endgame puzzles 71 to 80, hard chess puzzles 41 to 50, Easy chess puzzles 41 to 50, medium chess puzzles 41 to 50, Sacrifice puzzles 41 to 50, Strategy puzzles 31 to 40, Strategy puzzles 41 to 50, Endgame puzzles 81 to 90, Mate in 1 puzzles 21 to 30, Zugzwang puzzles 11 to 20, Promotion puzzles 21 to 30, Strategy puzzles 51 to 60, Checkmate puzzles 31 to 40, Endgame puzzles 91 to 100, Sacrifice puzzles 51 to 60, Gain a piece puzzles 31 to 40, Terminology puzzles 1 to 10, Easy chess puzzles 51 to 60, medium chess puzzles 51 to 60, hard chess puzzles 51 to 60, Strategy puzzles 61 to 70, Fork puzzles 21 to 30 are also available.

You can download the chess puzzle worksheets pdf files without registration. The chess puzzle worksheets are printable. New chess puzzles are added daily in our website. Dont forget to solve the latest chess puzzles. Download all the chess puzzle worksheets such as chess battery puzzles 1 to 10, mate in 1 puzzles 1 to 10, chess fork puzzles 1 to 10, easy chess puzzles 1 to 10, easy chess puzzles 11 to 20, chess sacrifice puzzles 1 to 10, chess sacrifice puzzles 11 to 20, chess avoid checkmate puzzles 1 to 10, mate in 2 puzzles 1 to 10, chess gain piece puzzles 1 to 10, chess gain piece puzzles 11 to 20, medium chess puzzles 1 to 10, medium chess puzzles 11 to 20, chess decoy puzzles 1 to 10, mate in 3 chess puzzles 1 to 10, mate in 3 chess puzzles 11 to 20, hard chess puzzles 1 to 10, hard chess puzzles 11 to 20, chess endgame puzzles 1 to 10, chess endgame puzzles 11 to 20, chess endgame puzzles 21 to 30, chess endgame puzzles 31 to 40, easy chess puzzles 21 to 30, medium chess puzzles 21 to 30, mate in 1 puzzles 11 to 20, hard chess puzzles 21 to 30, pawn promotion puzzles 1 to 10, pawn promotion puzzles 11 to 20, chess endgame puzzles 41 to 50, chess sacrifice puzzles 21 to 30, mate in 2 puzzles 11 to 20, chess strategy puzzles 1 to 10, chess endgame puzzles 51 to 60, checkmate puzzles 1 to 10, checkmate puzzles 11 to 20, easy chess puzzles 31 to 40, medium chess puzzles 31 to 40, hard chess puzzles 31 to 40, chess sacrifice puzzles 31 to 40, chess gain piece puzzles 21 to 30, chess strategy puzzles 11 to 20, checkmate puzzles 21 to 30, mate in 3 puzzles 21 to 30, chess endgame puzzles 61 to 70, chess fork puzzles 11 to 20, chess strategy puzzles 21 to 30, chess zugzwang puzzles 1 to 10, chess skewer puzzles 1 to 10, mate in 4 puzzles 1 to 10, mate in 2 puzzles 21 to 30, chess endgame puzzles 71 to 80, hard chess puzzles 41 to 50, easy chess puzzles 41 to 50, medium chess puzzles 41 to 50, chess sacrifice puzzles 41 to 50, chess strategy puzzles 31 to 40, chess strategy puzzles 41 to 50, chess endgame puzzles 81 to 90, mate in 1 puzzles 21 to 30, chess zugzwang puzzles 11 to 20, pawn promotion puzzles 21 to 30, chess strategy puzzles 51 to 60, checkmate puzzles 31 to 40, chess endgame puzzles 91 to 100, chess sacrifice puzzles 51 to 60, chess gain piece puzzles 31 to 40, chess terminology puzzles 1 to 10, easy chess puzzles 51 to 60, medium chess puzzles 51 to 60, hard chess puzzles 51 to 60, chess strategy puzzles 61 to 70, chess fork puzzles 21 to 30 .

You will also get help, answers, solutions and key to each chess puzzle. The answer is also explained with proper chess terms.

These best chess puzzles will make you stronger as a tournament chess player. Choose your chess puzzle complexity and solve them.

Download chess score sheet

Chess score sheet is used to record the moves during a chess game in a chess tournament. There are official chess score sheets available. This printable chess score sheet is available for free in pdf form to download. Download, print and use them in your chess games.

You can download the free chess score sheet as pdf and word files. The download links are given below

  1. Chess score sheet in pdf format
  2. Chess score sheet in word doc format
  3. Chess score sheet in word docx format
  4. Chess score sheet in odt format

Chess terms

A list of chess terms and their definitions are given as a guide for you. You can download the chess terms in pdf format and read without internet. Different names such as chess terminologies and chess glossaries also mean the chess terms.

Read a detailed explanation of chess terms such as Back-rank Check mate, Battery, Bishop, Black, Board, Capture, Castling, Check, Checkmate, Chess, Draw, EN Passant, Fifty moves, File, Fork, Forsyth-Edwards Notation (FEN), Full move, Half move, Insufficient material, King, Knight, Magnet sacrifice, Move, Opening, Pawn, Pin, Portable Game Notation (PGN), Piece, Promotion, Queen, Rank, Rook, Sacrifice, Scholar’s Mate, Stalemate, Standard Algebraic Notation (SAN), Three fold repetition, White.

We present you a platform to play chess online with friends for free. No need to install any app. You can play chess for free without registration or login.

Simple. You can do several chess related activities.

  1. solve chess puzzles
  2. learn about chess
  3. play chess with computer
  4. play chess with friend
  5. create your own chess games
  6. fen viewer
  7. fen editor
  8. fen generator
  9. pgn viewer
  10. chess board editor
  11. view famous chess games.

App or software required to play chess game.

You do not need any app or software to play chess game. You can play chess in your browser itself. This chess game works in android, windows and linux on both desktop and mobiles. You can play chess without any registration, login or payment.

variants of chess

Variants of chess game are

  1. Active Chess
  2. Balbo’s Game
  3. Circular chess
  4. Cross chess
  5. Cylinder chess
  6. Double Chess
  7. Doublewide chess
  8. Flying chess
  9. Grid chess
  10. Infinite chess
  11. Los Alamos chess
  12. Masonic chess
  13. Minichess
  14. Rhombic Chess
  15. Spherical chess
  16. Fischer Random Chess or Chess960
  17. Displacement chess:
  18. Pre-chess
  19. Transcendental Chess
  20. Upside-down chess

Books for chess

  1. Checkmate! my first chess book by Garry Kasparov
  2. 100 Endgames You Must Know: Vital Lessons for Every Chess Player by Jesús de la Villa
  3. Build Up Your Chess 1: The Fundamentals by Artur Yusupov
  4. Soviet Middlegame Technique (Chess Classics) by Peter Romanovsky
  5. Logical Chess : Move By Move: Every Move Explained (Batsford Chess Book) by Irving Chernev
  6. Modern Chess Openings by Nick De Firmian
  7. Chess Player’s Bible by James Eade
  8. Chess for Kids by Michael Basman
  9. Chess For Dummies by James Eade
  10. Complete Book of Chess Strategy: Grandmaster Techniques from A to Z by Jeremy Silman
  11. Chess for Beginners: Know the Rules, Choose Your Strategy, and Start Winning by Yelizaveta Orlova

List of chess engines

A computer program that calculates and analyzes and plays chess moves is called a chess engines. Following is the alphabetically sorted list of chess engines available.

  1. Chess Tiger
  2. Crafty
  3. CuckooChess
  4. Deep Fritz
  5. Fairy-Max
  6. Fritz
  7. Fruit
  8. GNU Chess
  9. HIARCS
  10. Houdini
  11. Ikarus
  12. Junior
  13. KnightCap
  14. Komodo
  15. Leela Chess Zero
  16. MChess Pro
  17. Naum
  18. Rybka
  19. Shredder
  20. Sjeng
  21. SmarThink
  22. Stockfish
  23. Turochamp
  24. Zappa

Free chess games databases

Following is the list of free databases of chess games. You can access the PGN and understand the moves

  1. https://database.chessbase.com/
  2. https://database.lichess.org/
  3. https://www.chessgames.com
  4. chesstempo.com
  5. https://www.ficsgames.org/
  6. https://www.pgnmentor.com
  7. http://caissabase.co.uk/
  8. www.chessbites.com
  9. theweekinchess.com
  10. http://www.ichessbase.com
  11. http://www.chesszone.org

Skills developed by playing chess game

Chess develops so may skills as listed below.

  1. Problem solving skill
  2. Reasoning skill
  3. Skill to handle pressure
  4. Patience skill
  5. Pattern recognition skill
  6. Strategic thinking skill
  7. Calculation skill
  8. Analysis skill
  9. Memory skill
  10. Planning skill
  11. Skill to focus
  12. Competitive skill
  13. Survival skill

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