It seems that online chess is the new normal. Anyone with an internet connection can play against an endless array of players from all around the world. But it is not exactly the same thing to study and play chess on the internet versus playing over-the-board chess. Here are some of the differences that could affect your play.
A strong bond between parent and child can help lead to better outcomes for children. This sense of connection shows children that they are loved and valuable, improves self-confidence, promotes their sense of belonging, and builds a positive identity and sense of self. Find out how to use chess is a bonding tool and how to get started.Read more →
Nowadays, there are so many good chess blogs, books and videos online it's difficult to figure out which ones to follow. We've studied the sea of YouTubers and found our favourites. Here are our top five recommendations.Read more →
With the 2019 South African Junior Closed Chess Championship just a few days away, we'd like to wish all the players the best of luck. Parents: if you're wondering how you can support your child during the championship, here are five smart tips from a pro.Read more →
Starting out in chess can feel pretty lonely. You might even think that you're the only one who's wondering how to get better faster. You need to know that you're not alone and that almost all players struggle through the early years. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix but here are five great ways to help you.Read more →