How to Beat Your Boyfriend in Chess
You Don't Need a Chess Teacher to Win
Are you the competitive type? Want to play chess against your boyfriend and win? I know that there's a chess champion hiding inside of you; I'll tell you how to play and win.
Keep reading for tips on how to beat your boyfriend (or anybody else you compete against) at the classic game of chess.
Know the Rules of the Game
You can't win a game that you don't know how to play. Well, I suppose you can, but it will be a lot more difficult. So learn to play chess. I learned when I was 7, so I have faith that you can learn the game now.
Does he always move one of his middle pawns first? Does he immediately try to kill your Queen? Learn his playing pattern, if he has one.
Let Him Go First
This gives you a chance to try and figure out his game plan- which is important if you want to beat him.
Don't Lose Your Queen
Your Queen is arguably your best piece, so keep on eye on it if you want to be a winner.
Take your clothes off, talk on your cell phone, offer him brownies...whatever works. Some people might consider this playing dirty, but don't worry about what they think. They're not beating their boyfriend at chess, are they?
Practice, Practice, Practice
The old adage about how "practice makes perfect" isn't necessarily true, but don't completely disregard it. Practice might not make perfect, but it DOES make you a winner. Bingo is a game of chance. Chess is a game of skill.
Accept Victory Gracefully
Oh, who am I kidding? Do a victory dance, clap your hands, and squeal with joy. You won. He didn't.