The Four Knights Game

Welcome to another chess opening article! This time we will be dealing with the Four Knights Game, a well-known opening that leads to an Open game. Open games are all the existing chess games that start with the moves 1.e4 e5. So what does this tell us about the character of this opening? The move […]

The Ruy Lopez

Welcome once more aboard the open games train! Today, we are visiting one of the most exciting destinations, and certainly one of those you have been looking forward to the most. We are going to learn all about the Ruy Lopez, also known as the Spanish Game. If you are reading this article, you are […]

The Italian Game

Welcome once more into the world of open games! Our second article takes us on a ride through one of the most important openings starting with 1.e4 e5. This is an opening that is tied to romantic, classical chess: we are talking about the Italian Game. It is the second most common opening in the […]

The Scotch Game

Welcome to our first article on the open games! As you probably know, open games consist on openings that begin with the moves 1.e4 e5. Since these moves are very often played on chess boards all over the world, and between players of all levels, it is of crucial importance to know all about these […]