The queen is the most powerful chess piece.

Beginner Chess Resources

Resources To Help Achieve Mastery Over Your Chess Opponent A student and teacher can be any age respectively - just think how much children get involved in teaching adults how to use technology. Years of experience are sometimes equal to natural intuition when it comes to coaching others and offering help, which is precisely why a student […]

24 January 20227 minutes reading time

Where can I learn to play chess?

Learn How To Play Chess

So, You Want to Learn to Play Chess? Every chess master was once a beginner. — Irving Chernev With a 1,500 year history, chess is the highest-selling board game in the world. It has been played in Australia since the 1850s and remains popular across all age groups with chess federations in each state. Is […]

19 October 20216 minutes reading time

The Many Faces of Chess

Chess Has Many Faces To see chess as just a game does not do it justice. To think of it as the narrative around which an award-winning Netflix series was built definitely sells it way short and to think of chess as Dullness Incorporated misses the mark entirely. Remarkably, some people do think of chess […]

7 September 20217 minutes reading time

Chess and Art

Of Art and Chess If you're any kind of chess fan, you know the moves, strategies and gambits have a beauty all their own. And clinching your first tournament win? What a beautiful feeling! Beauty is generally a quality associated with art in all its forms. Can chess - a beautiful game, be associated with […]

4 September 20217 minutes reading time

Chess is an extremely popular pastime for many people in the UK. Not only is chess a fun way to pass an afternoon, but it also provides a number of benefits. Chess helps you to improve your memory, develops rational thinking, exercises the brain, and can even make you more intelligent!

If you are interested in learning to play chess, why not take private sessions with a chess teacher?

Want to try chess lessons

Start Chess Lessons in Australia

Where to Take Chess Lessons in Australia Out of all the board games in the world there is not one quite like chess. Chess is the ultimate brain challenge, considered by many as the most intellectual game of all. For centuries, chess players around the world have challenged each other to perfect their practice and […]

26 July 20217 minutes reading time

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Chess Origin

History of Chess Now’s as good a time as any to learn about the cerebral game of chess. Off the back of the hit show ‘Queen’s Gambit’ on streaming platform Netflix, the popularity of the classic board game is on the rise. What’s more, due to the COVID-19 pandemic which for some was a stark […]

20 July 20217 minutes reading time

The Top 7 Chess Openings

Seven Top Chess Openings to Improve Your Game In chess as in everything else, humans are fickle. Some players are mad for speed chess or blitz chess while others consider themselves chess purists: only conventional games will satisfy. Some particularly enjoy the middlegame while, for others, the endgame is what really counts. And, at any […]

13 July 20217 minutes reading time

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Discovering the Necessary Abilities for Good Chess Strategy

What Skills Do You Need for a Good Chess Strategy? "Life is like a game of chess. To win, you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with in-sight and knowledge and by learning the lessons that are accumulated along the way. We become each and every piece within the game […]

21 June 20217 minutes reading time

How do you play chess?

The Different Pieces in Chess

How to Use the Different Pieces in Chess “In chess, as a purely intellectual game, where randomness is excluded, - for someone to play against himself is absurd ... It is as paradoxical, as attempting to jump over his own shadow.” - Stefan Zweig Chess is a board game that’s existed for centuries and is […]

15 June 20216 minutes reading time

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Chess for Kids

Chess for Children Chess is a cerebral board game that requires quick thinking and sharp decision-making skills. These are just a few of the reasons to get your kids into the game from an early age. However, there are many more since chess poses unique problems and forces the player to adapt to emerging situations […]

14 June 20217 minutes reading time

All of these tournament players could become grandmasters

The Grandmasters of Chess

Who Are the Top Chess Grandmasters? If the Netflix series The Queen's Gambit ignited in you a passion - or, at least an interest in chess, you might be keen to know a few interesting facts behind the story. Chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov consulted on the series, as well as […]

23 May 20217 minutes reading time

Commanding the centre is an essential chess strategy

Famous Chess Players

How The Most Famous Chess Players Met With Fame There's a 12-year-old American chess player about to break a few longstanding records. Abhimanyu Mishra learned how to play chess when he was just two-and-a-half years old. When he was seven - the age when most children are only just getting used to primary school, he […]

16 May 20217 minutes reading time

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A Complete Beginners Guide to Playing Chess

How to Play Chess “The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it… Life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to […]

26 April 20218 minutes reading time

Chess Strategy for Beginners

The Beginner's Guide to Chess Strategy Life conditions lately have necessitated finding pastimes that, in normal circumstances, we might not have embraced. Turning into a couch potato is a fine example of such; it's hard to imagine anyone wanting to remain confined at home, doing nothing but watching television. Indeed, binge-watching entire series in one […]

13 April 20217 minutes reading time