Getting Into Chess
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Getting Into Chess

How I Reached a 1300+ Rating on Chess.com

A short guide for fellow beginners.

Photo by Zoran Borojevic on Unsplash

Getting past the beginner stages of chess is hard. I know from experience.

I started playing chess regularly at age 34 in late 2020. I had learned the rules as a kid, and even a few basic tactics, but I never took chess very seriously. When I started back up in 2020, it had been over ten years since I had…

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