Minor Pieces And Major Pieces in Chess (Explained!)


You may have heard a lot about the term “minor pieces” and “major pieces”. If you came here to know about them then you are in the right place. So let’s start! What are minor pieces in chess? Minor pieces in chess refer to bishops and knights. They are considered minor pieces because although they … Read more

How Many Pieces In A Chess Set? (Complete Guide!)


In this article, I’m going to explain how many chess pieces are there in a chess set, what are their names, and other related things. So without further ado, let’s start our discussion with the very first question. How many pieces in a chess set? In a standard chess set, there are 32 chess pieces, … Read more

Can Pawns Move Backwards In Chess? (Explained!)

When you start learning chess, one of the first things you have to study is how the chess pieces move. And while studying that, a question comes to your mind. Can pawns move backwards in chess? No, pawns can’t move backwards in chess. As per the standard chess rules, pawns are only allowed to move … Read more

How To Get FIDE Rating? (A Start-To-Finish Guide!)


In today’s article, I’m going to explain to you what is FIDE Rating, how an unrated chess player can achieve the rating, which tournaments to play, how to do the complete planning for achieving the FIDE rating, plus other related questions. I can promise you that after reading this article your doubts will be cleared … Read more