When you begin to play chess seriously, you quickly realize that it's more than just a simple game. 

It's a world of its own. 

So in addition to learning things like opening strategies and tactics, if you want to fit in and call yourself a chess player, there are a million other things that you need to make yourself aware of. 

If this is you, then you've found the right place. 

Here you'll find articles on various facets of chess such as the history of chess and how to improve at chess. 

Think of this section of Level Up Chess as the best way to immerse yourself into the world of chess. 

Armed with this knowledge you'll be able to hold your own in any chess club around the world. 

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