By Edward Scimia, About.com Guide
How to Play Chess
If you've never played chess before, you'll need to learn the rules. Start here to learn how to set up a chess board, how each piece moves, and what the object of the game is.
The First Steps
There are a few basics every player needs to learn before progressing to advanced chess strategy. These articles will help bridge the gap between learning the rules and comprehending more complex material.
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