You wouldn’t think of chess as a career that pays your bills, but Chess went from being just an old game with a rich history to a serious, hard-core career choice in the late 1800s. Want to know a fun fact? The current world chess champion GM Magnus Carlsen has a net worth of $8… Continue reading How Much Do Chess Players Make in 2022? You’ll be SHOCKED
I remember playing a very weird chess game with my little sister. It was a rainy day, and we sat with our chessboard and hot chocolate. The odd part was the game never ended because I simply castled every time my king was under check. Now that I recall, I think my sister did the… Continue reading Can You Castle Out of Check?
Ever wondered why you tune your guitar? If you answered “to tighten the strings,” you are probably right, but there happens to be another reason behind this. The answer to this question is all in the buzz. A fret buzz or guitar buzz is a prevalent problem that’s been seen throughout guitar history. This annoying… Continue reading Why does my Guitar Buzz?
Learning to play the guitar is an amazing journey, where reading the chords is one of the first steps toward getting started. There isn’t possibly a better way to learn guitar chords than reading chord charts. When you look at the sheets filled with guitar chord diagrams, all the jumbled symbols, and complex markings might… Continue reading How to Read Guitar Chord Charts [With Pictures]
The legendary guitar luthier Manuel Velazquez once said, “A guitar is more than just a sound box…it is part of your soul.” and I can’t agree more with this. You can’t become a great musician if you don’t know your instrument by its core. Knowing the structure and purpose of each part of your guitar… Continue reading What is the Fret on a Guitar and How is it Used?
Are you looking for an aggressive reply to the d4 opening? If so, I have the perfect aggressive chess opening for Black–Dutch defense. Even though it’s rarely seen today, many chess legends have surprised their opponents by opening with Dutch defense against d4. Alexander Alekhine used Dutch defense to win the Masters tournament organized by… Continue reading Dutch Defense: Chess Opening Strategy
We’ve interviewed around 20 pianists, including professional players and Enthu piano experts. Here we’re with a list of 13 hardest songs to play on a piano. Dear readers, just a disclaimer. We think the definition of “hard” varies from musician to musician. Therefore, instead of ranking the piano pieces, we’d like to provide a concrete… Continue reading 13 Hardest Songs to Play on Piano
Picture this, you’ve seen John Mayer play for the first time, and you want to take up learning the guitar. But you have no clue which type of guitar you should pick? Are you looking to buy an electric guitar as well, but confused between Fender and Gibson? And that’s completely normal. The shape and… Continue reading How to Buy Your First Guitar: Complete Buying Guide
For ages, string instruments have been a major part of musical history. They may have the same basic structure: a hollow body with a neck. With changes to the body shapes over the years there have been changes to the strings that produce the melodies. What first started with animal intestine and silk wound with… Continue reading Best Guitar Strings For Beginners: All You Need to Know
The piano has been a sensation from the day of its inception. The sound and musical capabilities can leave any musical instrument behind. This is why it is called the most important musical instrument to date. If we only talk about the piano keys, we’ll be amazed to see the variety it can offer. For… Continue reading Piano Keys 101: How Many Keys Does A Piano Have