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ChessOps - Chess Terminology

There are certain terms and expressions used in chess which players should familiarise themselves with. For example:
  1. Fianchetto. Also known as an Indian bishop. More
  2. Gambits and counter-gambits. More
  3. Tempo. The gaining (or losing) of a move. More
  4. Open games and close games. Types of play. More

Also, three pages are included in this section that deal with categories of opening, types of early mating and with foreign names of pieces.

Basics - History Terminology Terms.1 - Fianchetto Basics - Endgame
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