PPQTY covers everything to do with chess and chess strategy.

We’re a community built by chess masters, enthusiasts, and educators who share a deep passion for the chessboard and its 64 squares of endless possibilities.

Our Mission

Our mission to enhance your chess skills, expand your understanding of the game, and fuel your passion for this fascinating game, irrespective of your skill level.

Whether you’re a complete beginner seeking to understand how the pieces move, an intermediate player aiming to sharpen your tactics, or an advanced player looking to delve into the complex world of chess openings, middle-game strategies, and endgame techniques, PPQTY.com has you covered.

Our content spans all aspects of chess strategy, from fundamentals, tactics, opening moves, opening theory, and defenses to more intricate concepts like positional play, pawn structures, and grandmaster games analysis.

At PPQTY.com, we believe that chess is not just a game, but a lifestyle, a workout for the brain, and a beautiful metaphor for life itself.

Learning chess is a journey of discovery, resilience, and continuous improvement, and we’re excited to be part of your journey.


Joe Buckley

Joe Buckley is a seasoned chess player with an unwavering passion for the royal game. As the head of PPQTY, Joe is devoted to promoting, understanding, and demystifying the world of chess.

His fascination with the game’s intricate strategies, historical context, and its ability to blend art, science, and sport inspired him to create PPQTY.

While the ancient game is more popular than it’s ever been, there is still often a lack of comprehensive content online on chess theory, chess openings, defenses, and more.

His mission is to make chess accessible to everyone, and he firmly believes that the game is a powerful tool for cognitive development and critical thinking.

If we can help you in any way, please send an email to our support staff at our sister site:

Contact email: support@tme.net




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