A first opening repertoire

A First Chess Opening Repertoire: [DOWNLOAD PDF | PGN]

Some suggestions to get you through your first chess games.

You can play through all the examples below:

  • Hover mouse over board squares to see extra controls e.g. b2 = toggle autoplay, b5 = search, a5 = repeat last search, f3 = next game, f8 = shortcuts help
  • Chess Quotes

    "After black's reply to 1.e4 with 1..e5 leaves him always trying to get into the game"
    — Howard STAUNTON
    "After white's reply to 1.e4 e5 with 2.f4 the game is in its last throes"