Chess is a truly fascinating game played by millions of enthusiasts from hundreds of countries around the world!
It can be played at all sorts of levels from the 6 year old who has just discovered how the pieces move to grandmasters who forge ahead with new theory.
If you are still wondering why people choose to play chess and what chess has to offer see Why Chess?
The Basic Rules of Chess
The must-know stuff!
|Intro to the pieces|
|The more powerful chessmen|
Special kinds of moves to know about!
|Check and checkmate|
passant pawn captures|
Optional reading at this stage...
|How games are drawn|
|How games are recorded|