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* Before you move, check to make sure that you have protected all of your pieces.
 
* Before you move, check to make sure that you have protected all of your pieces.
* In the opening, try to control the center of the board and castle early.
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* In the opening, try to:
* Generally, making a lot of queen moves in the opening is a bad idea.
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** Control the center of the board
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** ''Develop'' pieces (especially knights and bishops) by moving them off the back rank
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** Castle early.
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** Generally, making a lot of queen moves in the opening is a bad idea.
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* Keep your king safe behind other pieces (often pawns).

Revision as of 04:57, 25 December 2020

  • Before you move, check to make sure that you have protected all of your pieces.
  • In the opening, try to:
    • Control the center of the board
    • Develop pieces (especially knights and bishops) by moving them off the back rank
    • Castle early.
    • Generally, making a lot of queen moves in the opening is a bad idea.
  • Keep your king safe behind other pieces (often pawns).