Have you wanted to beat a strong chess player? Have you wanted to become a strong chess player?. Then you have to follow some strategy that will help you to improve your game and help to improve your chess strength. Every time you don’t have to practice a lot, sometimes you have to do smart practice also. Here are some tips that will help to improve your level.
1- Select easy and safe openings
As a beginner, it is important to choose a simple and safe opening from both sides. If you choose very difficult opening then you have to prepare for a long and you don’t have time to improve your middlegame and endgame. Until 2200 rating opening doesn’t matter much. From white or black you can try fianchetto setup. Fianchetto setup si easy to play and you can play easily for at least 20-25 moves if you don’t do any mistakes.
2- Central control
E4, D4, D5, E5 are four center squares on the chessboard. you should try to capture the center square with pieces or pawns. If you are able to keep the pressure on the center square then almost 90% you will win the game. The center is the most important section of the board since your pieces can pretty much have access to the whole board when they are correctly located in the center.
3- Castle as early as possible
Castling is a move in the game of chess involving a player’s king and either of the player’s original rooks. castling’s main aim is king safety. You should try to castle as early as possible, maybe on move 4-6.
4- Avoid exchanges
Many beginner players are interested to go to the endgame. But I wanted to tell you that don’t go to an endgame. You should develop your middlegame skills if you really improve your chess. The middlegame is key to win the game. Many coaches focus on openings much but you have to focus on the middlegame.
5- Solve puzzles regularly
Many players don’t solve puzzles but trust me solving puzzles is an amazing way to improve your chess strength. you can solve puzzles from many websites like chess.com, lichess.org, chess24.com or there are many apps such as tactics frenzy and checking apps. You can solve puzzles at any time or with any movement. try to solve at least daily 5 puzzles.
6- Don’t move your queen in the opening
Queen is a sensitive piece. First, you should develop your all pieces and pawns and then should try to develop your queen. Queen is a major piece in chess. If your queen gets traped then you can lose your game immediately.