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Offline fatboy

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should I teach myself how to play chess?
« on: December 02, 2021, 09:38:40 AM »
I think of it as a character flaw that I have no idea how to play chess. Has anyone as an adult taught themselves the game and if so is it interesting enough to stay at it?
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Re: should I teach myself how to play chess?
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2021, 10:03:55 AM »
I learned to play at the Boys Club when I was a kid.  No strategy, just the moves each piece can make and the rules of the game.

You may want to check this out as a starting point https://www.chess.com/lessons
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Re: should I teach myself how to play chess?
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2021, 02:13:52 PM »
I learned to play at the Boys Club when I was a kid.  No strategy, just the moves each piece can make and the rules of the game.

You may want to check this out as a starting point https://www.chess.com/lessons

Same here - learned as a kid, but I have no idea how to strategize, develop an attack, defend, etc. My brother was a banzai kinda player, which probably explained the wreckage he'd leave behind.  :rotf:
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