Quick Reference Guide: Everything You Should Know to Play and Win in Chess!

In this guide holding on one page, I summarized the most important elements to master in order to play well and win in chess. This guide will allow you to learn the rules of chess quickly and easily with a visual method containing lot of diagrams and short statements. You can also find some advanced notions like tactics, checkmating patterns and opening principles.

Start by selecting (clicking) one of the tab below. You can also click on diagrams and links to have more details about a specific topic.

The Chessboard

The Pieces

Goal of The Game, Check and Checkmate

Other Things to Know (Castling, Draw Games, Stalemate, Chess Clock, Opening, etc.)

The Tactics (Pin, Fork, Discoverd Attack, etc.)