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  Chess Opening - Opening Moves in Chess
There are two things that overpower most chess players when learning their chess openings and defensive systems.
They play a chess opening or defense until they fear their opponent is well prepared for that particular chess opening.
Learn the best which that chess opening variation has to offer, and don't worry about a slight disadvantage as Black or equality when you are White.
www.chesscentral.com /novice/Openings_Moves_in_Chess.htm   (503 words)

  Chess opening - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sequence of opening moves that is considered standard or follows that given in a reference work (such as the Encyclopedia of Chess Openings) is referred to as "the book moves" or simply "book." These reference works often present these move sequences in theory tables.
It is therefore normal for both players to either castle in the opening (simultaneously developing one of the rooks) or to otherwise bring the king to the side of the board via artificial castling.
Opening theory began being studied more scientifically from the 1840s on, and many opening variations were discovered and named in this period and later.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chess_opening   (5121 words)

 Chess opening: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The evans gambit is a chess opening with the moves (in algebraic notation) 1....
The torre attack is a chess opening characterized by the moves (in algebraic notation) 1....
The chess opening characterised by the moves 1.d4 nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 (in algebraic notation) is known as both the benko gambit and the volga gambit....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chess_opening.htm   (8749 words)

 Chess opening
        The opening is the first phase of the game and in which both players develop their pieces and engage them in battle.
This kind of openings lead to a positional game and at least some notions of strategy were required in order to play the game.
It's also a good idea if those openings lead to opened and semiopened games; while playing this kind of games you will be able to develop your tactical sense.
www.chessguru.net /opening   (421 words)

 Complete Chess Opening Repertoire - White 1.e4
Carefully and comprehensively annotated, our Complete Chess Opening Repertoire for White with 1.e4 includes 9 opening systems, exactly what you need, methods on how to learn, great tips, instructions and a comprehensive database of instructive games.
Our Opening Repertoire is designed to be an excellent material for a wide range of players, from beginners up to 2200-rated players.
Every opening and every system includes basic explanations, easy to understand even by beginners, and also very complex annotations and plans for the much more experimented players.
www.chessarea.com /opening-repertoire.html   (716 words)

 Chess Openings / Chess Opening Analysis & Theory [Chessopolis > Chess Links]
Charting Chess Openings - Shows you what opening you are playing by following the moves through a flowchart-like diagram.
Chess Informant Home Page - The publisher of Chess Informant also offers the exhaustive 5 volume set The Encyclopedia of Chess Openings and a series of monographs on individual openings.
Exeter Chess Club Coaching Pages: Opening - These materials on the opening from this comprehensive site are just part of a complete guide to improving your chess from a "D" player to an "A" player.
www.chessopolis.com /openings.htm   (1090 words)

 Opening chess: downloadable software.
Kata Chess is a system of basic chess positioning and movement exercises much like in karate or judo.
This is a serious training system for chess players who want to quickly and easily improve their game.
When making a search for "blindfold chess" on the internet you soon find information that one of the most important advances in your chess life is to master the art of visualisation.
www.vicman.net /lib/opening/chess   (655 words)

 Chess Software-Free Chess to Download-Kids-Strategy-Downloads
The successor to Bookup, this new program is called Chess Openings Wizard, a powerful software program for Windows that helps you design and learn opening theory fast.
Many chess software products and chess downloads are unique to ChessCentral and can be found nowhere else.
Check out our selection of chess books, chess to download, electronic chess set computers and chess sets and chess boards.
www.chesscentral.com   (306 words)

 Chess News, Chess Programs, Databases - Play Chess Online
FM Carsten Hansen in his monthly Chess Cafe column gave it his top evaluation.
He claimed he was not analyzing, but his game was declared lost, and yesterday the player was severely punished by the competition manager of the Dutch Chess Federation: a ban till the end of the season 2009-2010.
In his Thursday night Playchess lecture, Dennis Monokroussos scrapes the bottom of the barrel and targets what he considers may be the worst opening in chess: the Latvian Gambit.
www.chessbase.com   (766 words)

 Bookup - Chess Opening Software
If you want software that will truly make you a better player - especially in the chess opening - every time you use it, the prestige of constantly playing higher rated competition, and if you want to do it while you're still young enough to enjoy it...
Every day I talk to chess players who are researching huge collections of games and playing against outrageously strong programs, but they're not making much progress in their own playing strength!
I've been creating professional chess software for over 20 years, and I've always worked from suggestions and ideas from the fastest improving players.
www.chessopeningsoftware.com   (934 words)

 Chess Publishing, The chess opening theory site, our chess Grandmasters analyse the latest developments in chess ...
Chess Publishing, The chess opening theory site, our chess Grandmasters analyse the latest developments in chess opening theory, over 60 downloadable chess eBooks updated monthly!
Explosive monthly updates in virtually every chess opening
Click here to enter the site if you are not redirected in a few seconds.
www.chesspublishing.com   (48 words)

 Tucows Downloads - Chess Opening Trainer 1.1 Shareware Software
This chess tutorial program does not randomly select training moves and positions.
This chess game has realistic gameplay and features 3D graphics and a...
This chess game has unlimited playing levels and hint and tutor...
www.tucows.com /preview/363796   (187 words)

 Games » Board: FlipFlop, PocketMoku, Master of Colors, Championship Checkers Pro for Windows, Fantasy Chess, ...
Play the game of chess while transforming into fantasy creatures.
Don't download this awful software, it can't be uninstalled like other progs...
Regardless of the quality of the conversion and the conversion rate is good.
www.softplatz.com /Soft/Games/Board   (345 words)

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