♟️ chess glossary

A
Active Pieces
Assissted Checkmate
Attack
B
Book move
C
Capturing
Castling
Centre
Check
Checkmate
Counting captures
D
Decoy
Deffend
Deflection
Desperado sacrifice
Develop

Developing your pieces is a crucial part of the opening phase of chess. Developing your peices means to logically bring them into the action and ready to attack.

Discovered attack
Discovered check
Double check
Draw
E
En Passant
Endgame
F
File
Fork
G
Gambit
H
Hanging pieces
I
J
K
King Protection
King Safety
L
M
Main line
Middlegame
N
O
Opening
P
Passed pawn
Pawn break
Pawn promotion
Pawn structure
Pawn race
Piece value
Pin
Piling up
Phases
Q
R
Rank
Rating
S
Sacrifice
Scholar's Mate
Skewer
Stalemate
Strategy
T
Tactics
Threat
Trade
U
V
W
Weak squares
Wing pawn
X
Y
Z
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