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There is no faster way to improve at chess than studying CHESS AXIOMS. These are pithy Rules of Thumb and Maxims that save TONS of time and calculation! Halstead's Encyclopedia of Chess Axioms and Maxims (HECAM.org) is indexing and detailing all known Axioms with HECAM codes. The project is FREE, Open Source and supported with your PREPTORIAL donations! Learn more about Axioms here:
Why Chess Axioms?

Example Chess Axioms from the HECAM Database (Work in Progress):

Hecam O8946: Control the Center, Develop, Protect the King. T9054: CCTPT = Checks, Captures, Threats, Position, Tempos. B093: Bad Bishops attack their own pawn square colors. S0877: Breaking an axiom creates opportunities and blunders. O8104: Knights before Bishops in closed openings. P103: Pawn Nails freeze an area. Q0891: Punish early developed Queens. E904: Opposition is a key strategy in King Pawn endings... Each axiom is illustrated with examples, diagrams and short lines as well as explanations. How do you access the download or print version? They are FREE for all members, and membership itself also is FREE (we're a US based NonProfit).

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