Steps to How to Play Chess

Interested in learning to play chess but don’t know where to start? Let us help guide you.  Visit our Basic Chess Rules page to see diagrams and learn more.
  1. Learn how the pieces move attack and capture in this blog
  2. Learn what check is and the 3 ways to get out of check in this blog
  3. Learn what checkmate is and common types of endgames in this blog
  4. Learn how to castle in this blog
  5. Learn what pawn promotion is in this blog
  6. Learn the rule of en passant in this blog
After these 6 steps you are ready to start playing.  Join us for group play to practice or a non-rated monthly tournament to test your chess skills.
If any of these steps are difficult for you, let us help.  Join today to select a chess coach of your choice to help you learn even more.
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