Chess Basics

Here is an useful guide for newcomers to learn the game:

Chess Basic Moves and Captures is a great website for people to improve their chess.  It is free to create an account.  A account allows people to play chess with friends and to improve their game with a virtual chess mentor, videos, tactics, and more. is a website that provides free tactic puzzles. is a good Youtube channel for video lessons. is a good Youtube channel for learning basic chess concepts, but it is mainly for analyzing famous games.