This article is written by Ross Venhuizen, our CMO at Aimchess. Ross began his chess journey two years ago and is now rated ~2100 on Lichess.org.
One of the most common questions I see from new chess players is “how do I get better at chess?”. Once beginners are familiar with the basics of the game — how the board is set up and how to move your pieces — most quickly realize just how complicated chess is. It can be difficult to know where to even start when looking to improve your chess rating.
“I am convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects the player’s personality. If something defines his character, then it will also define his way of playing.” — Vladimir Kramnik.
Sooner or later, every player faces an obstacle to his or her chess progress. To overcome this challenge players often turn to established resources to help them grow: