Specifically, Black is disadvantaged by always being one move behind. While being subject to this disadvantage, what is an effective method or exercise to teach children/beginners the following ...
I have heard that when White makes defensive moves, Black should take the center and be aggressive. In such a case, is there a problem with Black making defensive moves too? Is that a bad idea?
I play philidor defense, Lolli attack, fried liver attack... Other people decide to play well known openings/defenses, so i decided to ask the following questions. Everyone learns Najdorf defense ...
Usually I am a defensive player. Because of this, a few years ago, I created an opening set of moves, where I moved every other pawn forward 1 space, starting with pawn A2. To be more specific, I ...
I am beginner in chess but in my mind one question overcome, Does white have an advantage with the first move?
We have typical checkmating patterns (e.g. smothered mate). Similarly are there any standard setups/patterns useful specifically for defense? I am not looking for standard tactics like ...
I'm a beginner and I haven't gotten into memorizing games. I don't like the idea of memorizing but now I think I have to learn a few to get to a higher level. Can someone give me a list of ...
After the first two moves of the Greco Defense (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Qf6), what should White's agenda be? I see that the wikibook Chess Opening Theory suggests 3. Bc4, but it doesn't go into detail. I'm ...