the beauty of chess

Chess Resources for Beginners

"You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you." -Barbara Sher Do you like the process of starting over and learning new things? Are you unafraid of being a beginner? […]

5 May 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

important players

A Complete Beginners Guide to Playing 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 contend with.” -Benjamin Franklin […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 8 minutes to read

How can you learn to play chess?

Getting Started with Chess

“Chess is the art of analysis” - Mikhail Botvinnik Born over 1,500 years ago, the game of chess is one of the most popular board games in the world. Would you like to learn chess but don’t know anything about it? Have you always dreamed of playing like Garry Kasparov or Magnus Carlsen? Get ready […]

26 April 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

The chessboard is waiting for you to take lessons

Chess Lessons in the UK

The king of games, the ultimate brain game, the game of intellectuals... this centuries-old game goes by many names besides these. To misquote Shakespeare: chess by any other name would... as much. Would what, exactly?  Unlike many games that are played for fun or games of skill such as poker - even though most maintain […]

23 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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?

Chess Strategy for Beginners

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 sitting has become the ironic backdrop […]

13 April 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read