INVISIBLE CHESS ARMY: March chess rankings

March 2021 Invisible Army Rankings, Juniors and Adults. Have you improved your chess this month?

Mike Basman now on Twitch!

Introducing Mike Basman on Twitch and Youtube!

A Deadly Opening Trap from Black!

Mike Basman and Chess Ambassadors produced this video about the ‘Oh My God’ Chess Trap (that’s the real name!). Have a look at the video to see what happens!

Puzzle Competitions Coming Soon!

The new chess website – – has everything for every type of chess player; tournaments, lessons, a book stall, reports of champion players, articles and now: COMPETITIONS! The Mike Basman Chess Course is unrivalled for its insight and imagination and anyone who uses it will realise that the sky is no limit for theirContinue reading “Puzzle Competitions Coming Soon!”

Between a Rook and a Hard Place

Article by Martin O’Malley written for Mike Basman Chess about playing chess through a pandemic: virtual chess during lockdown.