How to Play Chess Openings

A 13-part course with William Karneges

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Course Overview

Knowing how to open a chess game is the first step to holding your own—and not losing quickly—when facing more advanced players. More importantly, however, understanding the strategy behind all chess openings enables you to improve as a chess player, develop a better tactical sense, and understand the game at a deeper level. This chess course on openings covers 12 of the most common named openings, including the Giuoco Piano, Evans Gambit, King's Gambit, Ruy Lopez, French Defense, and more!


  • Total Time 3 hr, 23 min
  • Lessons 13
  • Exercises 79
  • 108 CQ

13 Lessons in This Course

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