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I have just been bought my very first chess set.
I have absolutely no idea of how to play, but I am reading up on it.
Does anyone know of a website that can help me kick off with the game.
"Melissa" wrote in message
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On Sun, 04 Jan 2004 17:15:24 GMT, "Mr Pounder" wrote:
Does anyone know of a website that can help me kick off with the
There are so many web sites devoted to chess. I just now typed "Chess
+ Tutorial" (without quotes) into a Google search, and several sites
with basic tutorials came up. Here's the first one, which looked
This was another page listed, and it contains many links to other
online tutorials, etc.:
Here's the original Google result page that contained both of the
Since I didn't learn chess from online tutorials, and I don't have
time at the moment to look closely at these, I can't recommend any
specific pages that I think would be particularly good, but I'm sure
you'll be able to find something that works for you.
Also...even as a very beginner, if you have a friend who would be
willing to help you by playing "teaching games" with you, offering
comments along the way, this is a wonderful way to learn. Finally,
there are computer chess programs, like the "Chessmaster" series,
with decent tutorials included.
Welcome to a lovely game! :-)
I may have to give up gainful employment for this game.
Chess set is sat there looking at me ............ if I could only find the
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