Chess Opening Theory for Beginners

opening theory

Quick overview: Opening theory is one of the most studied and complex parts of chess improvement. Knowing how much to study is often a key concern of new players. It is first best to know opening principles before diving into concrete theoretical study. Once you have a grasp on opening principles, you can dive into […]

How to Prepare an Opening

how to prepare a chess opening

I would like to describe here the process of preparing an opening using an opening book. A lot of people do not have a coach to verbally explain all the subtleties of a variation and answer the questions that may arise in the process of learning. Speaking of openings, using books in precomputer times was […]