Beginner Chess Opening Traps to Be on the Watch out for

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Quick overview: Opening traps are moves that attempt to trick your opponent into a sense of safety but have an underlying threat. They can be highly effective if employed correctly or if your opponent is unaware of them. Some traps rely on dubious strategies and if your opponent does not fall for them can leave […]

Chess Tricks and Traps A Beginner Must Know

Learn about some of the most dangerous chess tricks and traps you can use as a beginner and against stronger opponents later. Learn how dangerous a queen on e2 can become in the opening. The Siberian Trap is a deadly chess trick and trap for Black in the Smith-Morra Gambit. Instead of letting White have […]