A Poor Chess Opening

The following game is one played by a couple of new beginners to chess, who do not follow the opening principles. Notice that in this game, neither side castled their…

The Early Days

1903 and 1904 – The early days of the BCF Alongside Yorkshire (current setup founded 1896) who had a checkered history as did Lancashire (current setup founded 1897), several county…

Opening – Scholar’s Mate

Scholar’s Mate is most likely the first checkmate you will fall for, and also try out yourself once you have seen this. You need to be aware of this checkmate…