Tournament Traps

If you play in a chess tournament, there are a number of traps to watch out for in the tournament rules, not just with the pieces on the board. Beginners (and sometimes even advanced players) often get caught with these tournament rules:

Tournament Game Rules

If you want to play in a tournament, you should at least know all the rules. But thereís rather a lot of them. Some of the advanced rules to know about on the board include:

Itís also important to know about the rules of wins, losses, and especially about draws:

Practical Tournament Game Moves

Some important and tricky things to learn about playing a chess game in tournaments, against a real human opponent include:

  • Preventing Opponent Plans
  • Drawing tricks
  • Swindling traps
  • Stalemate Traps

Related Chess Rules Topics

Read more about these related chess rules, chess puzzles, and other chess tactics and strategies: