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  • Best Chess Opening

    After you have learned the rules of the game, it's best to start practicing alot to become really good at chess. Find yourself a chess partner, be it a friend, online chess games, tournament chess games, computer chess, amateurs or experts, just get started and get plenty of practice.

    There are so many ways to start a chess game, but a few simple rules will help you get started on the right track.

    1. Develop and mobilize your pieces as quickly as possible.

    2. Your pieces should be aimed at the center.

    3. Protect your King

    4. Try not to bring out your Queen too early in the game.

    5. Develop a strong pawn center.

    6. You usually develop Knights before Bishops.

    7. Don't make passive moves.

    8. Try not to move the same piece twice in the opening.

    9. When you're just starting out, you should begin with moving a pawn to e4 or d4. This is the start of your pawn center.

    10. Develop your Knights to the center of the board. Developing them on the edge of the board is usually not good.

    You will learn more and more rules as you progress. These are just a few basics to help you get started. There are even a few exceptions to following some of the rules, but you should stick to these basics when starting out. As you become better, you will discover when you can implement some of the exceptions.

    Think about your first move very carefully. This could very well influence the outcome of your games. Get yourself some books on best chess openings. If you cannot afford some good chess books, go to your local library. There you can usually find books on starting your game.
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      Step #1: Open with 1.e4
      Step #2: Have your rooks connected by no later than move 10.

      End Opening.

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