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ChessOps - How to use the OPENINGS GUIDE

Clear Starts a new board with basic openings listed. Moves can then be studied via the titles (jump-linked to summary-descriptions) and/or via the board.

(via title) Shows a summary/key-positions for each opening, from where:
Begin Shows (or has steps into) the first unique move of the opening.
(plus eg.) 3 w b Shows move (ie. the 3rd finished moves by both White+Black).
(plus eg.) 5 w Shows move (ie. the 5th single-move by White).

(via board) Shows each position explained, from where:
Move Calls the next-in-sequence of generally accepted best moves for the current opening. Researched from a range of sources.
Undo Calls (forward) the previous-in-sequence of moves notated.
Jump Calls the summary/key-positions of the current stem opening.
(pawn/piece
or square)
Calls any accepted good or interesting move for that pawn, piece or square selected. Where more than one such move exists in the guide, a choice is possible.
W-Alt Cycles through each alternative move available for White.
B-Alt Cycles though each alternative move available for Black.
Transp. Shows a transposition (ie. main/alternate route to the position).
Clear Restarts a new board again, with basic openings listed.

Developmt Calls a summary of the Principles of Development.
Groups Calls a short listing of major openings, defences and variations by group, for intermediate study.
Index Calls a full alpha-index of all major openings, defences, gambits and variations, for advanced study.


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