Arguably, the most popular of board games, gamerisms believes that chess games should also be categorized as strategy games.
Board skill games use a central tool to track a player's status and progress. All board games maintain turn-based play in that one player's move/strategy is followed by their opponents' move/strategy. Players can only move at their turn.
Part 1 of this guide includes history of the game, rules and play, description of chess pieces and a chessboard position graphic.