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The foundation of your chess opening skill is your understanding of general opening principles and a basic knowledge of main-line openings. The next step will be to further improve your opening skill by developing your personal opening repertoire.
Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start…-The Sound of Music
The primary reason why you should train your opening skill is that it will help you consistently get a good start to the game, which in turn, will boost your confidence.
Chess Opening Training Lessons
Openings is one of the 7 chess skills you should focus on if you want to maximize the effectiveness of your chess training efforts.
The chess opening lessons below are specifically designed to help you improve your opening skill.
- 13 Different Types of Chess Openings
- 42 Openings That All Chess Players Should Know
- How to Play the King’s Indian Attack
Note: The Chess Openings Training Room is a work in progress. Check back soon for updates.
If you have any suggestions to improve this page and/or the chess opening lessons–feel free to contact me.